Monthly Archives: September 2013

Mediterranean Diet Good for the Brain

Several studies have pointed to the Mediterranean diet as having a protective effect against decline of cognitive function that often comes with aging, however, until just recently, there was no systematic review of the research. A group of researchers from … Continue reading

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Olive Oil Beneficial for Elderly

Spanish researchers evaluated the effect of adding olive oil to the diets of healthy elderly. The results showed that extra virgin olive oil reduced total cholesterol, but also increased HDL levels also known as the good The study, published in … Continue reading

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Modified Mediterranean Diet May Protect from Diabetes

A new study published in the journal Diabetologia suggests that a Mediterranean diet that is low in certain carbohydrates can protect from diabetes. Researchers from Italy, Greece, U.S. and Canada analyzed data from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and … Continue reading

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