No significant association between Mediterranean diet and risk of rheumatoid arthritis in two large cohorts of U.S. women.
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A Mediterranean diet with antioxidant supplementation contributes to improving lipid profile and insulin sensitivity parameters in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Spanish researchers have documented the antioxidant benefits of a traditional Mediterranean diet, which emphasizes grains and seafood over red meat and is rich in fruits and vegetables. The randomized trial was part of a large-scale diet investigation under way in Spain. This study compared two versions of the Mediterranean diet, one supplemented with olive oil,…
Mean weight loss at two years was 9.7 lb with the Mediterranean diet vs. 10.3 lb with the low-carbohydrate diet vs. 6.4 lb with the low-fat diet.
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A 12-month intensive lifestyle intervention including an energy-restricted Mediterranean diet, increased physical activity, and behavioral support for overweight/obese patients was found to be beneficial in decreasing adiposity and cardiovascular events.
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Low-fat diets tied to lower testosterone, even after controlling for other factors.
Cardiovascular Disease Information Center
Evaluation of skeletal muscle mass may help predict long-term cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in adults without preexisting CVD.
The MIND diet combines the Mediterranean diet with the DASH diet, both of which call for high consumption of fruits, vegetables, and fish.
Recommending a DASH or Mediterranean-style diet and self-monitoring of hypertension were included among the list of new guidelines.
Ophthalmology Information Center
Adults with high vs low MeDi score have lower risk for advanced age-related macular degeneration.