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Eating for Health: Mediterranean diet and lifestyle change halves death risk

By | June 23rd, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Individuals 70 to 90 years old who adhered to a Mediterranean-type diet and several healthy lifestyle habits had a more than 50% lower death rate than those who did not, according to a new study. Dietary patterns and lifestyle factors are associated with death from all causes – coronary heart disease, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer [...]

Fountains of Youth? Key ingredients in Mediterranean diet can extend life

By | June 13th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Scientists from Harvard Medical School and Biomol research laboratory in Philadelphia report that two natural substances may hold the key to why those who eat a “Mediterranean diet” seem to be healthier and to live longer. Resveratrol is a polyphenol abundant in red wine and is thought to give wine its anticancer and anti-heart disease [...]