What is the Seven Countries Study?

The Seven Countries Study (SCS for short) is the first major study to investigate diet and lifestyle along with other risk factors for cardiovascular disease, across contrasting countries and cultures and over an extended period of time. Read more about this study.

About the study

Learn more about the history, study design and main study questions of the SCS. Read more.

Study findings

Discover what the SCS brought to light by reading about the main results. Read more.


Get to know the people behind the SCS, and their relationships and careers. Read more.