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4 Tantalizing Facts About the Mediterranean Diet

When I look back at the summer of 2015, I’ll remember daily dips in the azure sea in Kiveri, a small village situated on the bay of Argos in the Peloponnese. My ritual involved a swim, followed by sim…

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Eat Your Way to a Better Brain

Conscientious dieters could potentially decrease their risk for developing Alzheimer’s by as much as 53 percent, according to a new study published in Alzheimer’s and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzh…

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Grow Your Own Mediterranean Garden!

Interested in adopting the Mediterranean Diet? Fresh whole foods can make you feel more energized, and they're a great way to fuel your body for whatever exercise you fancy, whether it's mounta…

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How Your Genes Can Help You Fit into Your Jeans

Diet fads are a dime a dozen, but it often seems as though there's no one-size-fits all plan for fitting into your ideal pants size. That may be about to change, thanks to a pioneering study from the …

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4 Dietary Habits That Help Women Age Well

Women who adopt certain eating patterns are far more likely to reach age 70 with their good health intact, according to a recent study, conducted by scientists from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Ha…

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The Irresistible Diet That Can Save Your Heart

Imagine being able to eat the world’s tastiest food, and getting rewarded with a happy heart for it? Rejoice! A daily diet that allows you to enjoy more olive oil, nuts, cheese, fruit, and wine has no…

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Healthy Combination of the Paleo & Mediterranean Diets

You may know of Holistic Nutrition Consultant Caitlin Weeks through her blog Grass Fed Girl. There, she shares recipes, health and nutrition advice, and fitness suggestions supporting the Paleo lifest…

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Olive Oil Will Extend Your Life

  Want to improve your health and even live longer? Don't skimp on those healthy fats! A Mediterranean diet, modified to include plenty of olive oil and nuts, has been shown to lower your …

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3 Health Benefits of Mediterranean Diet Foods

From tapeworms to cabbage soup, mind-boggling food crazes litter the world of nutrition like so many discarded cigarette butts. But, there are gems hidden within the dietary refuse; particular eati…

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Superfood Decreases Risk of Death by 26 Percent

We keep hearing about the many health benefits of a Mediterranean diet and now there’s even more cause to celebrate this healthy way of eating. Results of a new study called the European Prospectiv…

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