Articles about Mediterranean diet
Mediterranean Meal with Olive Oil Keeps Blood Sugar Levels Lower than with Corn Oil
A Mediterranean-type meal supplemented with EVOO had a beneficial effect on post-prandial glycemic and lipid profile by decreasing blood glucose, LDL and oxidized LDL.
Mediterranean Diet Decreases DNA Damage in Men with Prostate Cancer
Researchers found that adherence to a modified Mediterranean diet decreased DNA damage that can lead to the development of tumors.
Hundreds of Restaurants Get New ‘MedDiet’ Label
The EU-funded project certifies restaurants that offer "authentic Mediterranean dishes" and comply with the criteria established by the program.
Mediterranean Diet in Decline, U.N. Agency Warns
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations called for action to be taken to prevent the further decline of the Mediterranean diet.
Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk of Uterine Cancer
Women who regularly consumed at least six of the Mediterranean diet’s components reduced their risk of uterine cancer by 46 percent.
Mediterranean Diet with Olive Oil or Nuts Improves Cognitive Function
Long-term consumption of the Mediterranean diet supplemented with either extra virgin olive oil or nuts improved cognitive function in older adults.
U.S. Dietary Committee Recommends Mediterranean Diet for Healthy Living
The U.S. Dietary Guideline Advisory Committee released a report suggesting Americans should follow the Mediterranean dietary model for better health.
Mediterranean Lifestyle Alive and Well on Crete
Sure there's a lot of junk food here too, but Crete is still one of the best places in the world to immerse oneself in the Mediterranean diet and lifestyle.
Roundtable to Offer Practical, Peer-to-Peer Approach to Mediterranean Diet
Organizers of the Mediterranean Diet Roundtable say it's "the first event to bring the topic of the Mediterranean Diet to a really practical level."
Restaurants Embrace Crete’s Celebrated Diet
Visitors to Crete can be persuaded by its small restaurants to enjoy a traditional Cretan diet featuring high quality, extra virgin olive oil.
Study Shows Canola Oil Cannot Replace Olive Oil in a Mediterranean-Style Diet
Researchers concluded canola oil cannot be recommended as a suitable substitute for extra virgin olive oil in a Mediterranean-style diet.
Mediterranean Diet Protective Against Obesity in Children
A recent study in eight European countries has shown that children who consume a Mediterranean diet were less likely to be overweight.
Mediterranean Diet with a Swiss Twist Lowers Cancer and Heart Disease Risk
Even a culturally-adapted adherence to the traditional Mediterranean style diet can extend lives.