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Key Nutrients in Mediterranean Diet Linked to Healthy Brain Aging

Illinois researchers discover nutrients from fatty fish, whole grains, nuts, seeds, fruits and vegetables work synergistically to enhance brain health.

Supplementing the MedDiet With Some Dairy Can Be Heart Healthy

A new study discovered it is not necessary to avoid cheese and yogurt to reduce the risk of heart disease.
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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 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.

Healthy Diets Like the Mediterranean Diet Are Tied to Better Cellular Aging

Nutritious diets have a lengthening effect on chromosomal structures called telomeres, which help protect against chronic disease.
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Mediterranean Diet May Help Prevent Macular Degeneration

A new study found eating a diet plentiful in fruit, vegetables and fatty fish, such as the Mediterranean diet, can help protect from an eye disease that erodes central vision.

Squalene in Virgin Olive Oil May Help Tissue Repair

Squalenes, a compound found in virgin olive oil, might help cicatrization and tissue repair according to a research study by the University of Jaén.