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Mediterranean Diet Ranked ‘Best Overall’

The MedDiet beat out 40 other diets to get the top spot in the U.S. News and World Report annual ranking for the first time. It was also rated the number one diet in five subcategories.

Eating Blueberries Every Day Reduces Heart Risk

Researchers found eating one cup blueberries every day reduced the risk of developing diseases, such as cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes in at risk individuals.

Poor Diet Found to Be Major Risk Factor for Cancer

New research showed that eating nutritious foods and avoiding non-nutritious foods might help protect against cancer.

Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Risk of Late-Life Depression

New research suggested that the higher the intake of vegetables, the lower the likelihood of late-life depression.
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Mediterranean Diet May Help Reduce Liver Fat

Research suggests that the Mediterranean diet’s benefit of lowering hepatic fat may be linked to the reduction of risk factors for chronic disease.

MedDiet Prevents Overeating, Study Finds

Research from North Carolina suggested the Mediterranean diet satiates the appetite better than the Western diet.
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Nutrients From Food, Not Supplements, Associated With Lower Death Risk

Researchers found the adverse health effects of a poor diet can not be offset by taking nutritional supplements.

Poor Diet Kills More People than Smoking or High Blood Pressure

New global research showed the longevity advantage of following a nutrient-dense diet that is plentiful in fruits, vegetables, nuts and whole grains.