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Olive Oil with Mediterranean Diet Lowers Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Eating a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra virgin olive oil was found to have lowered the risk of breast cancer in a study of women in Spain. The Mediterranean diet is rich  in plant foods, fish and especially olive oil. Miguel A. Martínez-González of the University of Navarra in Pamplona and others analyzed the effects of two interventions with the Mediterranean ...

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Eat Good Diet, Nuts, Stop Smoking to Keep Chronic Lung Disease Away: Study

Besides quitting smoking, eating a diet rich in whole grains, polyunsaturated fats and nuts can help reduce the risk of chronic lung disease, a new research has found. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD is an umbrella term for chronic lung diseases, such as emphysema and bronchitis, which block the airways and restrict oxygen flow around the body. “Although efforts ...

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How Nuts Help Gain Super Health?

A study involving 14,386 young adults has found that the consumption of tree nuts at the rate of at least 44 grams per day begets better nutrient supplements in the diet and better diet quality for the body. These tree nuts are almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts. “Consumption of tree nuts should be ...

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Why Mediterranean Diet Keeps You Live Longer?

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The old adage “You are what you eat” is true with the Mediterranean diet with nuts, vegetables, fruits, beans and peas, unrefined grains, olive oil and fish. With minimized dairy, meat and saturated fats, Mediterranean diet keeps you live longer, says a new study. Led by Immaculata De Vivo, associate professor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and Harvard ...

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