A Brief Personal History of the Seven Countries Study

  • Ancel Keys
Conference paper


Our adventures together began when we wanted to see if an international team could make prospective studies on samples of men in different countries. We made trials in southern Italy and on the island of Crete and discovered mistakes we needed to avoid.


Country Study Wild Strawberry Sticky Rice Cherry Blossom Fishing Ship 
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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1994

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