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2014-07-07 16:00:15

European League Against Rheumatism Intake of monounsaturated fatty acids and cholesterol influence disease activity in RA and OA respectively Two new studies presented today at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2014) have helped clarify the relationship between the dietary intake of monounsaturated fatty acids and cholesterol with disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA) respectively. In the TOMORROW study, daily intake of...

2014-07-05 04:20:47

Childhood obesity is a grave epidemic in the U.S. and around the world. Dr. Michael Gabriel, a leading Staten Island pediatrician, discusses a recent study suggesting that children who follow the Mediterranean diet are 15% less likely to be obese. BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics, a Staten Island pediatrics center, comments on the article, "Kids who eat a Mediterranean diet '15% less likely to be obese'" published by Medical...

Almonds Reduce Risk Of Heart Disease: Study
2014-06-30 03:14:29

Aston University Scientists have found that eating almonds in your diet can reduce the risk of heart disease by keeping blood vessels healthy. Research found that they significantly increase the amount of antioxidants in the blood stream, reduce blood pressure and improve blood flow. These findings add weight to the theory that Mediterranean diets with lots of nuts have big health benefits. The study was led by Professor Helen Griffiths, Professor in Biomedical Sciences and Executive...

Ketchup And Other Tomato Products May Help Stave Off Heart Disease
2014-06-10 08:15:57

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Mediterranean diet has long been touted as a surefire way to improve cardiac health, but it has been a mystery as to what the underlying mechanism of the diet was that helped keep the heart healthy. Now, researchers from University of Cambridge say tomatoes may be the answer. The researchers, publishing a paper in the journal PLOS ONE, have found that a daily supplement of an extract found in tomatoes may improve blood vessel...

Pouring oil
2014-05-20 06:16:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have been telling us for a while now that the Mediterranean diet can be helpful in many health situations - from diabetes to peripheral artery disease. Most especially, they have touted the benefits of such a diet for reducing blood pressure. However, they haven't really been able to explain why it is so beneficial in this way. A new study from King's College London, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of...

Diet Drinks May Be Linked To Heart Attack In Older Women
2014-03-31 13:25:13

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Diet drinks may appeal to a woman’s healthier sensibilities – but according to a new study, healthy postmenopausal women who consume two or more diet fruit or diet soda beverages a day might be more likely to have a heart attack. Presented at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session in Washington, DC this past weekend, the new study found a 30 percent increase in the likelihood of suffering a...

2014-03-31 12:28:26

New Italian data uncover specific association between diet and blood cell markers of heart attack- and stroke-associated inflammation WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research further illuminates the heart-healthy benefits of the Mediterranean diet, tying the eating plan to lower levels of platelets and white blood cells, two markers of inflammation. Inflammation has an association with greater risk of heart attack and stroke. Study results are published...

Mediterranean Diet May Help Lower Risk Of Diabetes
2014-03-29 05:58:20

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Diabetes affects millions of people globally. The International Diabetes Federation's Diabetes Atlas reports that 382 million are affected worldwide, with 80 percent of those being found in low- and middle-income countries. Type 2 diabetes, especially, is on the rise in every country. For those with diabetes, or with a high risk of developing it, diet becomes especially important. A new study, which will be presented at the American...

2014-03-27 23:28:23

The European Union funded campaign Flavor Your Life, which is dedicated to providing the latest in olive oil news, discusses how following a Mediterranean diet rich in Tuscan olive oil is a flavorful way to get healthy. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Flavor Your Life, a European Union funded campaign that is dedicated to providing the latest in olive oil news, discusses how a Mediterranean diet supplemented with Tuscan olive oil can be a delicious, healthy lifestyle. Olive oil has...

Mediterranean Diet Lowers Heart Disease Risk, Even In Younger Adults
2014-02-05 12:58:23

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The popular Mediterranean diet has once again proven to be healthy, showing a lower risk of heart disease among a Midwestern group of firefighters. Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health and Cambridge Health Alliance studied a large group of young Midwestern firefighters and found that those who stuck to a Mediterranean-style diet were less likely to develop cardiovascular disease later in life. "Our study adds more...


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