How to Eat to Beat Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

How to Eat to Beat Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

If you have cared for an elderly spouse or parent slowly losing their memory and other cognitive capabilities, you would probably do anything to stop or reverse this terrible affliction. Although we can’t turn back the clock, a dietary intervention … Continue reading

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The 5 Biggest Misconceptions About the Mediterranean Diet

The 5 Biggest Misconceptions About the Mediterranean Diet

This is a guest blog post by Elena Paravantes, RD which originally appeared in Olive Tomato.  The Mediterranean diet has become the “it” diet. While it has been gaining popularity since the 1990’s when the Mediterranean diet Pyramid was presented … Continue reading

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Cooking Mediterranean: Orange Fennel Salad Recipe

Cooking Mediterranean: Orange Fennel Salad Recipe

This is a guest post from Meri Raffetto, RD. It’s interesting seeing the reaction of people after all the recent buzz about the Mediterranean Diet. I’ve read posts where people think this means it’s time to pile on the pasta again and load … Continue reading

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3 Things to Know About the New Mediterranean Diet Study

3 Things to Know About the New Mediterranean Diet Study

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you must have heard this week’s news about a new Spanish study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, that has shown that the Mediterranean Diet can drastically help decrease the chance … Continue reading

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Beat Depression with a Mediterranean Diet?

Beat Depression with a Mediterranean Diet?

Ice cream by the pint is probably the ultimate comforter for bereft lovers after a break-up. And while it may help cheer you up for a few minutes, it is not necessarily going to help battle depression. According to a … Continue reading

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Go Nuts – Get Healthy

Go Nuts – Get Healthy

From the Denver Post: Here’s a health tip in a nutshell: Eating a handful of nuts a day for a year—along with a Mediterranean diet rich in fruit, vegetables and fish—may help undo a collection of risk factors for heart … Continue reading

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