Tag: Mediterranean Diet

More Signs A Mediterranean Diet Helps Prevent Cardiovascular Ills

More Signs A Mediterranean Diet Helps Prevent Cardiovascular Ills

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

A study found that people on the diet, which is rich in nuts and olive oil, had a lower risk of developing peripheral artery disease than people on a low-fat diet. The research helps build the case that a Mediterranean diet can help prevent a wide range of cardiovascular diseases.

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Nuts For Longevity: Daily Handful Is Linked To Longer Life

Nuts For Longevity: Daily Handful Is Linked To Longer Life

| November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Men and women who were regularly munching on peanuts or tree nuts in their 30s and 40s were significantly more likely to reach their 70s, a study found. Researchers say they aren’t sure why nuts promote longevity, but they think it has to do with how they affect metabolism and satiety.

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For Mind And Body: Study Finds Mediterranean Diet Boosts Both

For Mind And Body: Study Finds Mediterranean Diet Boosts Both

| November 5, 2013 | 2 Comments

A new study finds that women who followed a Mediterranean style of eating in their 50s were about 40 percent more likely to reach the later decades without developing chronic diseases and memory or physical problems, compared to women who didn’t eat as well.

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To Get The Benefits of Olive Oil, Fresh May Be Best

To Get The Benefits of Olive Oil, Fresh May Be Best

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Increasingly, high quality oils have a harvest date stamped on the label. Why? Olive oil goes rancid and loses many of the beneficial compounds in just a few months. If the oil stings the back of your throat, the beneficial compounds are there, experts say.

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Nordic Diet Could Be Local Alternative To Mediterranean Diet

Nordic Diet Could Be Local Alternative To Mediterranean Diet

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest styles of eating in the world. But in many regions, including Denmark and Sweden, it’s not easy to follow when olive oil is hard to find. Now Nordic researchers are exploring the health benefits of a Nordic diet, based on local foods like herring and bilberries.

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KQED’s Forum: Inside the ‘Longevity Kitchen’

KQED’s Forum: Inside the ‘Longevity Kitchen’

| March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Triage theory, phytonutrients, circadian clocks… such is the stuff of cooking for longevity — at least according to a recent episode of KQED’s Forum with Michael Krasny. The show featured Rebecca Katz, author of the new cookbook, “The Longevity Kitchen” and doctors from the Buck Institute for Research on Aging.

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KQED’s Forum: How to Eat for a Longer Life

KQED’s Forum: How to Eat for a Longer Life

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The connection between diet and health has been well established — but can eating your broccoli really help you live longer? KQED’s Forum discusses the latest research on nutrition and longevity with researchers from Marin’s Buck Institute on Research in Aging.Forum also checks in with Rebecca Katz, author of the new cookbook “The Longevity Kitchen.”

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KQED’s Forum: Study Confirms Benefits of a Mediterranean Diet

KQED’s Forum: Study Confirms Benefits of a Mediterranean Diet

| February 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

A major new study, published Monday in the New England Journal of Medicine, provides even more reasons to eat like an Italian, Spaniard or Greek. Among the findings: people on a Mediterranean diet had a 30 percent lower risk of major cardiovascular problems compared to people who followed a low-fat diet.

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Spanish Test: Mediterranean Diet Shines In Clinical Study

Spanish Test: Mediterranean Diet Shines In Clinical Study

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

People who stuck with diets rich in olive oil and nuts had about a 30 percent lower risk of experiencing a major cardiovascular problem, such as a heart attack or stroke, than people who followed a low-fat diet.

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