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2013-01-26 23:04:24

Following an article about how flexitarianism is becoming more and more popular, Yumi Media comments on the news with their comments. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 On January 25, 2013, Yumi Media commented on an article from The Telegraph by Sarah Rainy, regarding the increase in people choosing flexitarianism, instead of going full vegetarian. According to the Telegraph article, we are about to see a change in the way vegetarianism is viewed, and welcome in flexitarianism, which...

2012-12-30 05:04:12

Following an article about the expansion of the vegetarian lifestyle in Philadelphia, Yumi Media offered comments on the news. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 On December 28, 2012, Yumi Media commented on a Philly.com article by Vance Lehmkuhl regarding the city of Philadelphia´s growth toward vegetarianism. According to the Philly.com article, 2012 has been an outstanding year for Philadelphia when it comes to vegetarian dining. The article states that, “HipCityVeg has...

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...

2012-01-19 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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2009-12-09 08:30:00

Regardless of an individual's dietary and lifestyle risk factors, living in a poorer or more socioeconomically deprived neighborhood may increase a person's risk for death, according to data presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research, held Dec. 6-9, 2009. Researchers conducted the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study and found that people living in poorer neighborhoods, as determined by U.S. Census data, reported higher health...

2009-10-10 07:39:22

Individuals who follow the Mediterranean dietary pattern -rich in vegetables, fruits, nuts, whole grains and fish- appear less likely to develop depression, according to a report of the University of Navarra, published in the October issue of Archives of General Psychiatry. The lifetime prevalence of mental disorders has been found to be lower in Mediterranean than Northern European countries, according to background information in the article. One plausible explanation is that the diet...

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2009-06-24 07:30:00

Research: Anatomy of the health effects of the Mediterranean diet, the Greek EPIC prospective cohort study, BMJ online Some food groups in the Mediterranean diet are more important than others in promoting health and longer life according to new research published on bmj.com today. Eating more vegetables, fruits, nuts, pulses and olive oil, and drinking moderate amounts of alcohol, while not consuming a lot of meat or excessive amounts of alcohol is linked to people living longer. However,...

2009-02-10 09:15:00

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Knowing what someone eats can help doctors predict that person's risk of heart disease more accurately, according to a new study by scientists in Greece(1). Their research found that including dietary factors in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk-prediction models -- along with traditional factors such as age, gender, smoking, blood pressure and cholesterol -- improves the calculations that the models yield. The study, "Inclusion of Dietary Evaluation in...

2009-02-10 11:29:39

Eating a Mediterranean diet appears to be associated with less risk of mild cognitive impairment, New York researchers said. Dr. Nikolaos Scarmeas and colleagues at Columbia University Medical Center in New York calculated a score for adherence to the Mediterranean diet among 1,393 individuals with no cognitive problems and 482 patients with mild cognitive impairment. Study participants were examined, interviewed, screened for cognitive impairments and asked to complete a food frequency...

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2008-12-26 09:05:00

Looking for a tastier way to be healthier? A new study suggests eating a traditional Mediterranean diet of cereals, vegetables, fruits and olive oil plus a daily serving of mixed nuts could be the key to better health.The study was designed for those looking to manage metabolic abnormalities, such as abdominal obesity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and high blood glucose levels. All of those conditions are risk factors for cardiovascular disease.A traditional Mediterranean diet, which...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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