cardiovascular disease

How the Combination of Olive Oil and Sleep Can Prevent Cardiovascular Events

Canadian scientists discovered olive oil helps protect against the platelet aggregation that leads to heart attacks and strokes.

Fish Oil No Better Than Olive Oil for Reducing Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetics

Omega-3 fish oil supplements failed to prevent first-time heart attacks or strokes in diabetics compared to a control group that took olive oil capsules.
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New Studies Link Heart Health With Reduced Likelihood of Developing Dementia

Older adults who take care of their heart are less likely to develop dementia than people who neglect their cardiovascular health.

Professor’s Criticism of Coconut Oil Goes Viral

Coconut oil is "one of the worst foods you can eat," said Harvard professor Karin Michels.
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Reduced Risk of Cardiovascular Events with Med Diet and EVOO or Nuts

A recently revised study suggested that a nutritious diet with healthy fat is more beneficial to the heart than a low-fat diet.

Landmark Med Diet Study Corrected After Methods Are Questioned

After some misconducted clinical trials, the study was re-evaluated and the findings were reaffirmed by its authors
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Teaching America’s Bravest Med-Style Survival

A Harvard professor urges firefighters in America to turn to a Mediterranean style of eating to avoid on-duty heart attacks.

Moderate Exercise, Mediterranean Diet Better at Reducing Fat Deposits

New research underscores the fact that a healthy weight involves more than body mass: it also includes how the fat is distributed within the body.