Mediterranean diet

Study Says Cutting Saturated Fat Doesn’t Reduce Heart Disease Risk

Researchers found that doctors' admonitions to avoid foods high in saturated fat like butter and cheese were "just plain wrong."

Med Diet Protects Teens From Abdominal Obesity

Increased adherence to Mediterranean diet was found to be associated with decreased waist circumference in teenage boys and girls.
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Research Reveals Links Between Osteoarthritis and Animal Fat Consumption

Australian researchers have identified a link between saturated fat consumption and the likelihood of developing osteoarthritis -- the first time the relationship has directly been explored.

Animal Study Finds Monounsaturated Fats in Olive Oil May Extend Life

A study that originated for another purpose discovered more evidence that the type of fat consumed rather than the quantity is a determining factor for health and longevity.
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Mediterranean Diet May Boost Sperm Quality

Spanish researchers find the benefits of the Mediterranean diet extend to male reproductive health.

Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk of Deadliest Breast Cancer by 40 Percent

"We found a strong link between the Mediterranean diet and reduced oestrogen-receptor-negative breast cancer risk," said lead researcher Piet van den Brandt
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Med Diet Could Relieve Pain Linked to Obesity

A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, plant-based protein and seafood can decrease the chances an overweight person will experience regular pain due to inflammation.

Olive Oil Trade Skyrockets in Key Markets

The first few months of the crop year saw a rising demand for olive oil in key markets across the globe, according to figures released today by the International Olive Council.