chidren's health

Med Diet During Mother’s Pregnancy Linked to Lower Risk of Obesity in Children

Spanish researchers discovered that following the Mediterranean diet during pregnancy resulted in a weight benefit for children in the first four years of life.

Mediterranean Diet May Improve Teens’ Grades

A new study shows the consumption of the Mediterranean diet is associated with higher scores in core school subjects and verbal skills in adolescents.
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6 Ways for New Moms to Use Olive Oil

One hero of the homeopathic mom has turned out to be olive oil in a variety of surprising ways.

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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Mediterranean Diet Might Help Prevent ADHD

Researchers in Spain found the MedDiet may offer a protective effect against ADHD, a disorder for which stimulant drugs are often prescribed.

Benefits of Olive Oil for Low Birthweight Infants

Extra virgin olive oil coupled with common nutritional interventions for very low birth weight infants may increase weight gaining and decrease hospitalization time.
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10 Really Good Reasons to Eat More Olive Oil

Every day there seem to be more and more reasons why extra virgin olive oil should be a part of everybody's eating plan. If it isn't already part of yours, here are ten powerful reasons to add it to the menu.

Paris Food Show Calls Olive Oils Marketed for Children “Innovative”

SIAL, the biannual food industry marketplace, highlighted three extra virgin olive oil products geared towards children among their "Trends and Innovations" selections.