Mediterranean Diet and Alzheimer’s

The so-called "Mediterranean diet" has been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease. Now there’s evidence it can prevent Alzheimer’s too. The Mediterranean Diet and Alzheimer's: A Healthy and Delicious Way to Protect Your Brain Researchers followed 2,258 people over the age of 65 and recorded their diets during a four-year period. The results - published in the Annals of Neurology - showed … [Read more...]

A Drizzle of Olive Oil Reduces Blood Pressure

You’ve likely heard that the Mediterranean diet is good for your heart and your brain. Now new research indicates that the olive oil in the diet should get part of the credit. The reason? Olive oil helps to lower blood pressure - a key factor for heart disease! Golden Olive Oil Reduces Blood Pressure A study published in the Journal of Nutrition found that 25 ml (4 teaspoons) of olive oil … [Read more...]

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