cardiovascular disease

New Study Delves Into Mechanisms Behind MedDiet’s Health Benefits

Researchers found that following the Mediterranean diet may reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular disease by 25 percent. They also got some clues as to why this may be the case.

Mediterranean Diet Plus Regular Exercise Maintains Weight Loss

A new study shows the formula tor long-term weight loss and heart health is to eat the nutritious Mediterranean diet and engage in regular workouts.
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FDA Allows Cardiovascular Health on Olive Oil Labels

A new 'qualified health claim' allows bottlers to say that their product improves heart health if consumed instead of animal-based fats.

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.
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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.

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.
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Professor’s Criticism of Coconut Oil Goes Viral

Coconut oil is "one of the worst foods you can eat," said Harvard professor Karin Michels.

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.