| Feb 25, 2013
| 10:26 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A Mediterranean diet high in olive oil, nuts, fish and fresh fruits and vegetables may help prevent heart disease and strokes, according to a new large study from Spain.
Past research suggested people who eat a Mediterranean-...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 2:15 PM
A new study provides the best evidence to date that a Mediterranean diet high in olive oil, fish, vegetables and nuts can reduce heart disease.
The research, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine online edition, found that the diet can...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 3:01 PM
New research has found that the Mediterranean diet is linked to a healthy heart.
The diet is rich in vegetables, fish, olive oil and nuts. Thinking of switching or adopting some of the principals of the diet? Here is a Mediterranean diet recipe from...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:19 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among people who have a genetic susceptibility to colon cancer, those whose diets are heavy in junk food have an even higher risk, according to a new study.
"These patients have this very high risk because of this (genetic)...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 9:20 AM
The Black Olive in Fells Point is launching Food for Thought, an informal schedule of symposia, on Monday night, with a syposium devoted to the cuisine of Crete, titled "The Healthiest Diet on the Planet." The public is invited to join in this...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 4:22 PM
They say a Mediterranean diet is good for you. I'm obviously biased being of Greek decent, but I predictably agree. The countries in southern Europe along the coast of theMediterranean Seafollow a seasonal diet – the produce that is in season...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 4:23 PM
In a study released this week, researchers found that a high fat diet damaged important appetite-regulating cells in the brains of mice. Once this area of the brain was damaged, the mice were rendered permanently hungrier. There's a lot of debate about...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 4:33 PM
By Susan J. White NorthShore University HealthSystem While a myriad of activities and media coverage draw attention to breast cancer awareness, there are still some …...
| Sep 29, 2010
Being able to reproduce the results of a study is key to verifying any conclusions drawn from research. A number of years ago a group of scientists claimed to have mastered Cold Fusion, but in follow up experiments no one has been able to reproduce such...
| May 26, 2010
Nutritionists and doctors have been saying for years to limit your consumption of red meat. Certainly I have been one of those and research on Mediterranean diet shows that limited consumption is best but this has never meant "don't eat red meat at all."...
| Apr 21, 2011
Would adopting the diet our caveman ancestors supposedly ate allow modern-day Americans live longer, healthier lives?
Proponents of the Paleo diet (for Paleolithic) say that meals packed with fresh fruits and vegetables and heavy doses of lean...