Tag Archives: Mediterranean Diet

How To Achieve A Healthier Happy New Year!

What can you do to ensure that 2018 will be a truly happy year? If there is anything that everyone undoubtedly wants in their life, it is that often elusive feeling of happiness. Famously, a high-profile engineer called Mo Gawdat has even come up with a kind of algorithm for happiness in his book Solve for Happy. “Happiness is equal to

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Legumes May Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a serious health concern in the United States and across the globe. New research shows that a high consumption of legumes significantly reduces the risk of developing the disease. A new study suggests that a high consumption of legumes can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by 35 percent. The legume family consists of plants

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Mediterranean Diet Enriched with Virgin Olive Oil May Protect the Heart

Forget chocolates and roses this Valentine’s day. Instead, cook up a Mediterranean-inspired meal with lashings of virgin olive oil to win and protect your lover’s, heart. New research reports that a Mediterranean diet rich in virgin olive oil may boost the cardioprotective effects of “good” cholesterol. Consuming a Mediterranean diet rich in virgin olive oil may protect the heart. Montserrat

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Mediterranean Diet Prevents Brain Atrophy, Study Finds

Mounting evidence emphasizes the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet. New research suggests that the healthful diet helps to preserve brain volume in elderly adults. A new study suggests that a Mediterranean diet could protect against certain changes to the brain in older age. More and more studies seem to suggest that components of the Mediterranean diet, either in isolation

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