Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk of Uterine Cancer

The results of a new study have revealed that women who eat a Mediterranean diet reduce their risk of uterine cancer by 57 percent. Published in the British Journal of Cancer, the study analyzed three case-control studies conducted in Italy and Switzerland between 1983 and 2006, examining the cases of 1,411 women with confirmed cases of…

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Mediterranean Diet with Olive Oil or Nuts Improves Cognitive Function

Results of a randomized clinical trial, published earlier this month in the JAMA Internal Medicine, revealed that long-term consumption of the Mediterranean diet supplemented with either extra virgin olive oil or nuts improved cognitive function in older adults. Although previous observational studies reported a positive relationship between adherence to the Mediterranean diet and improved cognitive…

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U.S. Dietary Committee Recommends Mediterranean Diet for Healthy Living

The United States Dietary Guideline Advisory Committee released new dietary guidelines for the Mediterranean diet in their 2015 Scientific Report, suggesting Americans should follow the Mediterranean dietary model for better health. The 2015 DGAC report is designed to provide Americans with the best dietary recommendations from 14 leading experts in nutrition. Recommendations come from the…

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Component in EVOO Kills Cancer Cells

A new study has proven that an ingredient in extra virgin olive oil can kill cancer cells. The results of the study, which will be published in the journal Molecular and Cellular Oncology, were made public on January 23, 2015. The researchers, nutritional scientist Paul Breslin (Rutgers University), biologist David Foster (Hunter College) and chemist…

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