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Tag: Mediterranean Diet

Mediterranean Diet Might Lower Risk of Dementia
In a large-scale observational study, British scientists have shown that high levels of adherence to the Mediterranean diet might substantially lower the risk of dementia [1]. A healthy diet The Mediterranean diet, which is based on ingredients such as olive oil, vegetables, legumes, fish, and whole grains, is considered one of the healthiest in the...
LSN Mediterranean
In this episode of Lifespan News, Emmett Short discusses the well-known, longevity-associated Mediterreanean diet and how a variant can promote weight loss. Script The Mediterranean diet, rich in olive oil, vegetables, legumes, fish, and nuts, is widely considered to be one of the most healthy and longevity-friendly diets. Numerous epidemiological studies, and a handful of...
Greek salad bowl
Pitching two variants of the Mediterranean diet against each other in a randomized controlled trial, scientists have found that the plant-oriented one, which contained more polyphenols, was more effective for weight loss [1]. Beyond the Med diet A healthy diet is one of the most powerful anti-aging interventions available today, but the question of which...
Olive oil
In a new study published in the journal Nutritional Epidemiology, scientists have found a strong association between olive oil consumption and lower risk of cardiovascular, cancer, and all-cause mortality [1]. Does olive oil prolong life? Olive oil being healthier than most other oils and fats is not exactly news. Some of olive oil’s purported benefits...
Varied diet
Pitting a ketogenic diet against a Mediterranean diet in pre-diabetes and Type 2 diabetes patients, scientists have learned that both confer metabolic benefits, but "keto" also has a darker side [1]. Diabetes is often reversible with diet While many anti-diabetes drugs have been developed in recent decades, with some being repurposed as anti-aging drugs [2],...
Fruits and vegetables
A meta-analysis published in Frontiers in Nutrition has found that intake of fruits and vegetables is negatively correlated with cognitive decline in older adults. A study of studies Sixteen different studies were used for this meta-analysis, and not all of them measured fruit and vegetable comsuption the same way or measured the same endpoints. Some...