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News tag: Mediterranean diet


Mediterranean diet and moderate exercise ward off dementia

18 Aug, 2016 | by Ionut Popescu | 0 comments
What we eat does matter, especially when combined with moderate, but constant exercise! A new study soon to be published in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry scientifically links diet and exercise to successful prevention of Alzheimer's disease. The research was conducted on patients suffering from memory problems, who volunteered to perform a…


MIND diet reduces risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease

26 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The MIND diet has been linked to significant reduction of the risk of development of Alzheimer’s, researchers announced. Professor Martha Clare Morris and her team combined elements of the Mediterranean diet with elements of DASH -- a diet aimed at combating high blood pressure, to create MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for…


Famed Mediterranean diet also reduces risk of heart disease

5 Mar, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 1 comment
Mediterranean diet, besides helping lose weight, may also reduce the risk of heart disease in half, according to a new study. The Mediterranean diet is frequently receiving accolades for its health benefits, including helping to fight dementia and reducing the risk of cancer. A new study further suggests the diet…


Mediterranean diet rejuvenates genetical material

3 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Key benefits of following a Mediterranean diet is an extended life resulting from an apparent preservation of youth, US scientists say. By combining vegetables, olive oil, fresh fish, and fruits, this diet seems to prevent age-related alteration of our DNA, study states. The findings were published in British Medical Journal.…


Danes don’t take to Mediterranean diet

25 Nov, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
There's little to be added about the benefits of the Mediterranean diet. But sticking to a diet plan requires introducing daily products of animal or plant origins growing in the worm climate around the South of Italy, Spain or Greece. This is partly what determined the team of scientists from…


Mediterranean diet prevents chronic kidney disease

31 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts, fish, legumes, and healthy fats including olive oil offers substantial benefits. In addition to cutting the risk of a heart attack, protecting against diabetes, and preventing childhood obesity, the Mediterranean diet also lowers the risk of developing chronic kidney disease by almost 50…