Latest Mediterranean diet Stories

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...

2012-03-05 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...

2012-01-28 16:30:00

Healthhound.com releases their Mediterranean diet reviews report. The report has caught the attention of a number of forums in the dieting sector. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) January 28, 2012 Healthhound.com has just released their Mediterranean diet reviews report for people on their mailing list. The management team at the site are very keen for people to check out this report before embarking on this diet. Michelle Collins, one of the Directors at the site said that “there has been a lot...

Fried Foods Are Okay When Using Healthier Oils
2012-01-25 09:24:37

A new study has found that the link between fried foods and heart disease is not true when it comes to using olive or sunflower oil for frying, reports BBC News. The study, published in the British Medical Journal, found no association between the frequency of fried food consumption in Spain -- where olive and sunflower oils are used most often -- and the incidence of heart disease. However, the British Heart Foundation cautions that people should think twice about “reaching for...

2012-01-23 14:00:00

Healthhound.com sets up a Mediterranean diet review department. The new department has caused a lot of discussion in the chatroom on the site. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 23, 2012 Healthhound.com has set up a Mediterranean diet review department for their readers. The new department will be dedicated exclusively to the Mediterranean diet and answering all queries and questions that readers have about it. Alicia Kenny, one the organizing managers behind the new department said that,...

2012-01-19 15:00:00

Oldways says Black History Month, this February, is the perfect time to explore the healthful culinary traditions of the African Diaspora — from Africa, the Caribbean, South America and the American South — and claim your health by claiming your history. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 Health experts and scientists believe that heritage is a strong motivator for change. Black History Month, this February, is the perfect time to explore the healthful culinary traditions of...

2012-01-19 14:00:00

Healthhound.org samples the Mediterranean diet. There will be a team on the health hound site trying out this diet in the coming weeks and reporting back on their findings. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 Healthhound.org has recently put a team of experts together that will be trying out the Mediterranean diet for the next 3 months. The team will be reporting on their findings on the site in three months time. Ian Simmons, one the Directors on the site said that “we have been...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'