The study, published in the journal Circulation, found that a vegetarian diet was more effective at reducing LDL (the 'bad') cholesterol, while the Mediterranean diet
resulted greater reductions in triglycerides, high levels of which increase the risk for heart attack and stroke.
The Mediterranean diet
, followed in countries such as Greece, Italy and Spain, is rich in fruit and vegetables, fish and healthy fats such as olive oil.
As compared to the women in the study whose food was least aligned with a Mediterranean diet
, the ones who were most aligned had nearly double the chance of getting pregnant and having a baby - almost half of them had a live birth compared to only about 27 percent of the women with the lowest scores.
11 ( ANI ): According to a study, following Mediterranean diet
- which includes fruits and vegetables, whole grains, legumes and nuts - may reduce the risk of frailty in older adults.
In the 1960s, the traditional Mediterranean diet
varied among the respective Mediterranean countries due to different cultural, ethnic, religious, economic and agricultural aspects specific to the respective population.
Effectiveness of the Mediterranean diet
in the elderly.
Originating from Parma, in Northern Italy, also known as the 'the heart of Italy's Food Valley,' Barilla places great value in the Mediterranean diet
as the ideal nutritional model, which is implemented across the Barilla Restaurant 's menu.
This study further validates that a Mediterranean diet
is an effective health intervention capable of significantly lowering cardiovascular disease risk.
Subjects in the top tertile in terms of food intake consistent with the Mediterranean diet
were 37% less likely to die during more than 7 years of follow-up than were those in the bottom tertile, according to Dr.
Following Mediterranean Diet
May Reduce Risk of Certain Diseases.
IT'S a well-known fact that eating a Mediterranean diet
has numerous health benefits.
They found a Mediterranean diet
helps shed pounds better than a low-fat diet.