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2012-08-03 23:03:02

HealthyAnswers.com is a publisher and a leader in providing current natural health information on their website. Along with thousands of archived articles on health related issues, they also offer a complimentary health newsletter, quality nutritional solutions, and self improvement books. HealthyAnswers.com reports that the Mediterranean Diet has many excellent health benefits. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 In a recent article, HealthyAnswers.com explains what´s behind the...

2012-07-04 01:23:36

The dangers of fast food are well documented; the portions are often larger and the food is generally high in calories and low in nutrients. Now, University of Minnesota School of Public Health researchers have examined the eating habits of residents in Singapore and found new evidence that a diet heavy in fast food increases the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease. The latest research, published online today by the American Heart Association's journal...

The Mediterranean Diet Linked To Quality Of Life
2012-05-29 09:27:32

The study has been published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition For years the Mediterranean diet has been associated with a lesser chance of illness and increased well-being. A new study has now linked it to mental and physical health too. The Mediterranean diet, which is characterized by the consumption of fruit, vegetables, pulses, fish, olive oil and nuts, has been proven to be beneficial to the health in terms of a lesser chance of chronic illness and a lower mortality...

2012-04-16 22:08:31

Foods high in fibre provide good protection against cardiovascular disease, and the effect is particularly marked in women. This is shown in a new study from Lund University in Sweden. The study, which was recently published in the scientific journal PLOS One, involved the study of the eating habits of over 20 000 residents of the Swedish city of Malmö, with a focus on the risk of cardiovascular disease. The importance of 13 different nutrient variables (aspects of fibre,...

2012-03-29 09:15:35

Are diet sodas good or bad for you? The jury is still out, but a new study sheds light on the impact that zero-calorie beverages may have on health, especially in the context of a person´s overall dietary habits. For the average person, the scientific evidence can seem confusing. A number of studies have implicated diet beverage consumption as a cause of cardiovascular disease. However, others have suggested such drinks may be a viable tactic for people who are trying to lose or...

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2012-03-13 15:36:38

Researchers at Harvard Medical School said that a diet high in red meat may be shortening life expectancy. The study suggests that red meat increased the risk of death from cancer and heart problems in its 120,000 participants. The Harvard researchers said substituting red meat with fish, chicken and nuts lowered the risks. The team analyzed data from 37,698 men between 1986 and 2008, and 83,644 women between 1980 and 2008. They said that adding an extra portion of unprocessed red...

2012-03-12 19:42:52

A new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers has found that red meat consumption is associated with an increased risk of total, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality. The results also showed that substituting other healthy protein sources, such as fish, poultry, nuts, and legumes, was associated with a lower risk of mortality. "Our study adds more evidence to the health risks of eating high amounts of red meat, which has been associated with type 2 diabetes, coronary...

2012-03-12 16:25:00

American Meat Institute Foundation Says Red and Processed Meats Are Safe and Healthy Components of a Balanced Diet Disputes Harvard study associating meat consumption with increased risk for cardiovascular disease and cancer WASHINGTON, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study in today's Archives of Internal Medicine tries to predict the future risk of death from cancer or cardiovascular disease by relying on notoriously unreliable self-reporting about what was eaten and...

2012-03-05 02:40:00

Diet Doc Weight Loss is now offering parts of the Mediterranean diet as part of their comprehensive, medical, weight loss program which offers patient care nationwide Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 04, 2012 Diet Doc Weight Loss announces Mediterranean diet as part of their overall, medical weight loss program. Diet Doc incorporated parts of the Mediterranean diet associated with protection against small brain blood vessels according to a cohort study by the University of Miami which tested...

2012-02-29 05:00:00

FOLSOM, Calif., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you recall what you ate for breakfast today or dinner last night? According to new research, you may have a better chance of remembering if you include walnuts. Recent findings published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease report walnut consumption in a Mediterranean diet is associated with better memory scores and cognitive function. The results suggest that antioxidants present in walnuts and other Mediterranean dietary...