Women's Heart Advisor April 2013 Issue

Going Mediterranean May Be Good for Your Heart

Eating like ancient Greeks may protect against heart attacks and stroke.

Benefits of the Mediterranean-style diet are being touted everywhere, with research showing that the Ancient Greekís approach to food reduces the risk of overall and cardiovascular mortality. Additionally, a recent analysis of more than 1.5 million healthy adults demonstrated that following the diet was associated with reducing the incidence of cancer and cancer mortality, and a reduced incidence of Parkinsonís and Alzheimerís disease.

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