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Fresh Ideas For 30-Minute Mediterranean Meals

Mediterranean ingredients and flavors create dishes that are refreshing, colorful and filled with fruits and vegetables.

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Mediterranean Diet Boosts Beneficial Bacteria

Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center found that eating a plant-based diet enhanced the good bacteria living in the gut by up to 7 percent as compared to only 0.5 percent from eating a more meat-centric, Western diet.

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Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Risk Of Frailty In Old Age

The Mediterranean diet is based on traditional food patterns typical of Greece and southern Italy and includes lots of plant-based foods.

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To Help Ward Off Alzheimer’s, Think Before You Eat

Diets designed to boost brain health, targeted largely at older adults, are a new, noteworthy development in the field of nutrition.

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Want a better memory? Eat a Mediterranean diet

The main foods in the Mediterranean diet (MedDiet) include plant foods, such as leafy greens, fresh fruit and vegetables, cereals, beans, seeds, nuts, and legumes.

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Mediterranean diet keeps brains healthy

Higher fish intake and lower meat consumption, one aspect of a Mediterranean diet, was tied to larger total gray matter volume on the brain scans.

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