People across the globe enjoy (sometimes passionately) cheese, a food product with a tradition dating back thousands of years. It has a reputation, however, for causing health issues because of fat and sodium content. So is cheese healthy, or is cheese bad for you? To the surprise of many, there … Read More
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Over the years, several studies have shown that the incidence of osteoporosis in Europe is lower in the Mediterranean region. It is hypothesized that the traditional Mediterranean diet, rich in fruits and vegetables with a high intake of olives and olive oil could be one of the … Read More
The Mediterranean diet, centered around fruits, vegetables, olive oil, nuts, legumes, and whole grains, is good for everything from your brain to your bones. Learn the benefits of the Mediterranean diet—and how to use it to prevent cognitive decline, heart disease, depression, and even cancer.
A wide range of studies have … Read More
If you've been struggling to figure out how to overcome depression, you may have turned to medications, talk therapy, lifestyle changes, and/or alternative treatments. Each can be effective, but they also won't guarantee relief from that cloud of depression.
How to Overcome Depression: Medications
Medications are thought to improve mood by adjusting … Read More
The military diet is an increasingly popular fad diet for fast weight loss—and if you adhere to it, you likely will lose some weight quickly. Supporters of the military diet claim you'll take off “up to 10 pounds" in seven days. By contrast, most nutritionists recommend a maximum weight loss … Read More
Adult obesity rates in the U.S. range between 30 and 35 percent, according to the State of Obesity, a project of the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. With the weight-loss industry trying to take their bite out of this epidemic, we constantly hear about … Read More
We are facing a pandemic of metabolic syndrome in the West, where more than a third of adults now has the condition and is in dire need of the undisputed first-line treatment: adherence to a metabolic syndrome diet and lifestyle changes. Without diet and lifestyle changes, reversal of metabolic syndrome … Read More
Following the Mediterranean diet meal plan can protect your health in a vast number of ways: reducing the risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, obesity, Parkinson’s disease, cancer, and more. Read More
The Mediterranean diet has become quite popular, and for good reason. This healthy diet, full of fish, olive oil, vegetables, and more, has been shown to help fight … Read More