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Nov. 28, 2022

Most Americans Overestimate the Healthiness of Their Diets, Study Suggests

Only one in 10 accurately self-assesses the healthiness of their eating habits.

Oct. 24, 2022

Following MedDiet Fortified With Polyphenols Reduces Visceral Adiposity

An 18-month trial showed a polyphenol-rich Med Diet might exceed the benefits of a traditional MedDiet against visceral adipose tissue accumulation.

Oct. 12, 2022

Study: Med Diet Adherence Linked with Lower Intestinal Inflammation

Researchers theorized that fiber-rich foods associated with the MedDiet created an ecological advantage for certain microbes to flourish and contributed to lower levels of inflammation.

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Oct. 6, 2022

Biden Administration Plans Overhaul of Nutrition Labeling

New guidelines from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will focus on overall dietary patterns instead of specific macro and micronutrients.

Sep. 9, 2022

Negative Health Impacts of Ultra-Processed Foods Go Beyond Their Nutritional Profiles, Researchers Say

Two major studies in the United States and Italy link premature death and colorectal cancer to highly processed food consumption.

Mar. 16, 2022

Greeks Follow a Hybrid Mediterranean Diet, Researchers Find

Greeks mostly adhere to the diet's standards with the addition of red meat and snacks.

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Dec. 7, 2021

Plant-Based Diets Linked with Much Lower Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Study Finds

People who follow World Health Organization dietary guidelines for the intake of fats, carbohydrates and sodium are responsible for fewer emissions.

Nov. 30, 2021

Even a Non-Organic Mediterranean Diet Better Than Western, Oldways Says

Research about the impact of eating non-organic food led many to report that a Mediterranean diet may not always be healthier than a Western one. Some experts disagree.

Oct. 26, 2021

Researchers Offer a Different Approach to Rating Foods

A new food rating system will allow institutions, producers and consumers to make healthier diet choices, according to a research team from Tufts University.

Sep. 29, 2021

Mediterranean Diet Linked With Long-Term Health Benefits for Teenagers

Adolescents who consumed food items of the Mediterranean diet had higher levels of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties in their blood serum.

Sep. 16, 2021

The Health Benefits of Coconut Oil: Facts and Fiction

A meta-analysis of 16 clinical trials found that coconut oil consumption increased both LDL and HDL cholesterol levels relative to other nontropical vegetable oils.

Sep. 8, 2021

Researchers Link Adherence to Med Diet with Improved Outlook for Clinically Depressed

Following the Mediterranean diet was linked with the normal development of an important part of the nervous system in depressed patients.

Jun. 8, 2021

Study: Eating Some Lean Red Meat With MedDiet May Lower Risk of Heart Disease

Eating moderate amounts of lean beef alongside the Mediterranean diet may decrease the risk of developing heart disease, a study says.

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Dec. 6, 2019

An Avocado a Day May Help Lower Bad Cholesterol

A new study from Penn State University demonstrated that consuming at least one avocado each day reduces the type of cholesterol that is known to lead to the accumulation of plaque in the arteries.

Aug. 22, 2019

Men's Sexual Health May Benefit From Daily Nut Consumption and MedDiet

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

New Study Links Plant-Based Diets With Reduced Risk Of Heart Disease

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

Ketogenic Diet Study on Soldiers Provides Striking Weight Loss Results

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

107-Year-Old New Yorker Partially Attributes Longevity to Med Diet

Bronx resident Louise Signore credits the Med diet, dancing and staying single with her longevity.

Jul. 8, 2019

New Studies Link Ultra-Processed Food With Premature Death

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.

Jun. 12, 2019

Mediterranean Diet Ranked 'Best Overall'

The MedDiet beat out 40 other diets to get the top spot in the U.S. News and World Report annual ranking for the first time. It was also rated the number one diet in five subcategories.

Jun. 10, 2019

Eating Blueberries Every Day Reduces Heart Risk

Researchers found eating one cup blueberries every day reduced the risk of developing diseases, such as cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes in at risk individuals.

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