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Mediterranean diet associated with increased brain volume retention

January 09 2017. An article published online on January 4, 2017 in the journal Neurology® reports an association between adherence to a Mediterranean-type diet and greater retention of brain volume among older individuals over a three year period.

Mediterranean diet enriched with olive oil boosts bone health, study

By Sofiya: (NaturalNews) Bone health is not something that most people think about until it becomes an issue, which usually happens later in life. While men and women can both suffer from weakening of the bones, it is a particular issue for women, especially after they hit menopause. This is because of the drop in estrogen levels that menopause brings with it - a drop which can lead to loss of calcium from the bones. It is this loss which, in turn, leads to brittle bones.

Mediterranean diet, olive oil, and nuts improve brain health, memory, and thinking ability

By Goodrich: (NaturalNews) The Mediterranean diet has long been researched and touted for its many benefits. High in nutrients and antioxidants, several studies have linked this type of diet to a lower risk of obesity, heart disease, stroke and dementia.

According to a new clinical study, a Mediterranean diet rich in nuts and olive oil could be the key to delaying cognitive decline and improving brain health, memory and thinking ability in older people. The study was published online in .

Adherence to Mediterranean diet improves kidney health, study finds

By PF Louis:(NaturalNews) Of all the diets out there with their ballyhoo promotions by advocates, it appears that the Mediterranean Diet is the most studied of all. Maybe because it's the most accessible for those who actually buy food and cook, and maybe because it fulfills the palate's various taste sensations so liberally.

Usually, the studies center on weight loss, diabetes reduction and heart health. Now there's a Mediterranean diet study for kidney health.

Mediterranean diet protects against peripheral artery disease, heart attack and stroke


A large, multicenter clinical trial has provided some of the strongest evidence yet that a Mediterranean diet plus added olive oil or nuts protects all parts of the cardiovascular system, helping to prevent heart attack, stroke and peripheral artery disease. The most recent findings were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Nutrient found in Mediterranean diet shown to promote natural cancer cell death cycle


Volumes of well documented scientific studies now provide conclusive evidence that many forms of potentially deadly cancers develop as the result of dietary or lifestyle influences, and can be prevented or even treated with relatively simple modifications and by utilizing a host of natural nutrients. One of the primary methods used by cancer cells to develop and spread is a unique ability to 'trick' our innate immune response and avoid elimination through the natural process known as apoptosis.

Protect yourself from heart disease with the Mediterranean diet: Research proves vast benefits


It seems health benefit rumors of the Mediterranean diet have now been confirmed by medical science. It is now evidence-based science and not merely anecdotal. Yes, that was sarcasm.