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Mediterranean Diet Linked to Lower Risk of Bladder Cancer

New research suggests an inverse relationship exists between following the Mediterranean diet and the incidence of bladder cancer.

Adding Dairy Products To Med Diet Reduces Cardiovascular Risk

The study also found that adding several servings of low-fat dairy to the MedDiet provides increased nutritional benefits.

New Study Suggests a Healthy Diet May Not Reduce Dementia Risk

These findings contradict earlier studies, which have concluded that a healthy diet reduces the risk of mental decline and aids in the prevention of abnormalities that can precede dementia.

Mediterranean Diet Boosts Athletes’ Performance Within Days

Researchers believe characteristics of the Mediterranean diet, such as anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, might improve endurance.
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Heart-Healthy Diets Linked to Better Cognitive Function in Middle Age

Following a nutrient-dense eating plan, such as the Mediterranean diet, in early adulthood may help prevent mental decline decades later.

London’s New Ad Ban on Public Transport Equates Olive Oil to Junk Food

Olive oil producers who wish to advertise their products within London's transportation network would first need to seek an exemption to new rules banning products that lead to obesity.
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Frequent Olive Oil Consumption May Reduce Risk of Blood Clots

In a recent study, the participants who consumed the most olive oil had the least platelet accumulation, which could lead to heart disease and stroke.

Not All Saturated Fats Are the Same for Cardiovascular Health

After examining the association between saturated fat sources and cardiovascular health, researchers recommend higher consumption of staple foods of the Mediterranean diet such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains.