Mediterranean diet

High Levels of Magnesium in Mediterranean Diet Reduce Risk of Chronic Disease

A study finds the high magnesium content of the Mediterranean diet plays a key role in the benefits.

Replacing Saturated Fat with Mediterranean Diet Foods Lowers Heart Risk

A Harvard study found that the exchange of one percent of the saturated fat in a diet with healthful food can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
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The Mediterranean Diet on a Budget

Reaping the benefits of one of the world's healthiest regimens doesn't need to break the bank.

Med Diet Decreases Inflammation, Increases Mobility in Osteoarthritis Sufferers

A Mediterranean diet decreases weight, inflammation and cartilage degradation in osteoarthritis sufferers.
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‘Omics’ Data Reveals Impact of Olive Oil on Human Gene Expression

Olive oil exerts direct effects on molecules in the body that alter human gene expression and metabolic function.

Med Diet with Olive Oil is Good for Your Brain

A new Australian study confirms that the Mediterranean Diet improves brain function, slows cognitive decline, and reduces the risk of Alzheimer's.
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Cardiologist Promotes High-Fat Diet with Olive Oil for Heart Patients

Sugar and excess carbohydrates are the number one enemy of heart disease, not fat.

Olive Oil May Protect Against Age-Related Macular Degeneration

A recent French study reported a decreased risk of late AMD among olive oil users, "after adjustment for multiple potential confounders.”