Mediterranean diet

Milan to Host First World Conference on Mediterranean Diet

The aim of the two-day international conference is to “revitalize the Med Diet, from a healthy dietary pattern to a healthy Mediterranean sustainable lifestyle.”

Mediterranean Diet with EVOO Outperforms Low-Fat Diet for Weight Loss

New research shows a high-fat Mediterranean diet with extra virgin olive oil increases weight loss in people with chronic health conditions.
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Oldways Leads ‘Med Diet Month’ Celebration

The Oldways Preservation Trust has set up an online quiz for those who want to see how their habits stack up against the world's healthiest diet.

Med Diet Reduces Risk of Major Cardiac Events

In a recent study, the Mediterranean diet decreased the risk of adverse events for patients with cardiovascular disease, while surprisingly the Western diet showed no association for an adverse risk.
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Nutritional Genomics and the Role of the Mediterranean Diet in Cardiovascular Disease

Early research in nutritional genomics shows the Mediterranean diet and consumption of olive oil fosters positive molecular changes in the body.

Med Diet with Extra Virgin Olive Oil Reduces Incidence of Invasive Breast Cancer

Randomized trial shows that consuming a MedDiet supplemented with extra virgin olive oil reduces invasive breast cancer by 68 percent
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Olive Oil Component Stops Gut Bacteria Linked To Heart and Brain Diseases

Extra virgin olive oil contains a non-toxic chemical compound called DMB that prevents gut bacteria from converting certain nutrients into a harmful chemical that negatively affects heart and brain health.

Exclusive Olive Oil Consumption Protects Against Coronary Artery Disease

Studies show some promising results for a protective effect against coronary artery disease with exclusive olive oil consumption.