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New Study Links Plant-Based Diets With Reduced Risk Of Heart Disease

The study, which was conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins University, also found that diets richer in animal products and refined carbohydrates increased the risk of death from heart disease by up to 32 percent.

Ketogenic Diet Study on Soldiers Provides Striking Weight Loss Results

This three-month study of the keto diet, which included a rigorous physical training component, resulted in an overall improvement in body composition for active service members.

107-Year-Old New Yorker Partially Attributes Longevity to Med Diet

Bronx resident Louise Signore credits the Med diet, dancing and staying single with her longevity.

Study Suggests Mediterranean Diet Benefits Pregnant Women

The study showed that pregnant women following a Mediterranean diet benefited from less pregnancy-related weight gain and a lowered risk of developing gestational diabetes.
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New Funding for Research on Dementia and MedDiet

Researchers from Swinburne University received funding to continue investigating the links found between adhering to the Mediterranean diet and a reduced risk of dementia.

New Studies Link Ultra-Processed Food With Premature Death

Two independent studies in France and Spain have found that people who consume a lot of ultra-processed foods are at a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and premature death.
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Olive Council, Europe Collaborate on Limiting Contaminants in Olive Oil

The IOC has told the EU the threshold for safely being able to consume the chemical 3-MCPD, which is found in refined vegetable oils.

Study Links Mediterranean Diet to Better Memory in Diabetics

After comparing its effects with other healthy diets, the Mediterranean proved superior in fostering better cognition in Type 2 diabetics.