Jan. 6, 2021
The U.S. News and World Report named the Mediterranean diet as the best overall diet for 2021. The eating plan was also recognized as the best plant-based diet and a top option for heart health and diabetes.
Sep. 2, 2020
Researchers at Harvard University found that diets rich in fruits, vegetables and nuts decreased the manifestations of prodromal symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease by as much as one-third.
Aug. 10, 2020
Newly published research from the University of Warwick shows that plant-based diets, such as Mediterranean diet, can lower cardiovascular risks even if they include a moderate amount of animal products.
Jul. 22, 2020
Following the Mediterranean diet and other healthy lifestyle habits helps people maintain a normal body mass index and, in turn, lowers the risks of developing dementia later in life, researchers found.
Dec. 30, 2019
Time-restricted eating poses less of a challenge for long-term dietary compliance than counting calories, and it may offer an array of health benefits beyond promoting weight control.
Aug. 22, 2019
A recent study suggests that daily nut consumption can positively affect men's sexual health. Men in this study supplemented a Western-style diet with two handfuls of nuts daily.
Aug. 21, 2019
The study, which was conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins University, also found that diets richer in animal products and refined carbohydrates increased the risk of death from heart disease by up to 32 percent.
Aug. 13, 2019
This three-month study of the keto diet, which included a rigorous physical training component, resulted in an overall improvement in body composition for active service members.
Aug. 6, 2019
Bronx resident Louise Signore credits the Med diet, dancing and staying single with her longevity.
Jul. 8, 2019
Two independent studies in France and Spain have found that people who consume a lot of ultra-processed foods are at a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and premature death.
Aug. 29, 2016
Sugar and excess carbohydrates are the number one enemy of heart disease, not fat.
Jul. 25, 2016
A recent study shows that personalized, Internet-based nutritional advice is a more effective method for improving adherence to a healthier diet than general dietary guidance.
Mar. 10, 2016
Health experts and the EU are pushing us to trade saturated fat for mono and polyunsaturated fats. It is not easy to give up our favorite foods, so Spain is finding ways to make them healthier.
Apr. 27, 2015
The U.S. Dietary Guideline Advisory Committee released a report suggesting Americans should follow the Mediterranean dietary model for better health.
Oct. 22, 2014
A recent study finds that most Spanish university students opt for a diet that is high in meat and dairy but low in fruits and vegetables.