Category: Health Attributes

MED Diet with EVOO vs. Cardiovascular Risk

A 2018 Observational cohort study and a secondary prevention trial published by The New England Journal of Medicine, have shown inverse associations between adherence to the Mediterranean diet supplemented with Extra-Virgin Olive Oil or Nuts, and cardiovascular risk. READ MORE @ http://www.predimed.es/uploads/8/0/5/1/8051451/nejmoa1800389_olf.pdf  

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Mediterranean Diet Bests Others

For the second consecutive year, the Mediterranean Diet ranks as the No. 1 Best Diet Overall. The DASH Diet, which previously held the No. 1 spot for 8 consecutive rankings and tied with the Mediterranean Diet in 2018, has been bumped to the No. 2 spot for the first time. The...

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Cheers to Wine and Olive Oil for Older Folks

August 2018, British Journal of Nutrition We already knew that the Mediterranean diet is able to reduce the risk of mortality in the general population, but we did not know whether it would be the same specifically for people 65 and older. Now data from Moli-sani Study clearly show that...

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How to Get America on the Mediterranean Diet

How to Get America on the Mediterranean Diet An editorial by the New York Times on July 19, 2018 revisited the 1953 Mediterranean Diet Case Study on the Greek island of Crete: Weight-loss fads and eating trends come and go, but the so-called Mediterranean diet has stood fast. “Among all...

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Health Benefits of Olive Oil and Olive Extracts

February 2017 A recent University of Florida Report (https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/FS/FS28200.pdf) reiterated that substituting olive oil, particularly virgin olive, for other fats and oils, is a positive step towards good health. Consuming olive oil may help reduce your risk of cancer, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and other chronic diseases. Among its references...

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