Mediterranean Diet

Mediterranean Diet

16/12/2012

Some experts consider the "Mediterranean diet" -- rich in plant foods and monounsaturated fats -- to be one of the healthiest in the world. The Mediterranean diet has long been associated with heart health and longevity. Beyond that, it can also be an excellent weight loss plan, as long as you eat in moderation. The Mediterranean coastal region stretches across Europe from Spain to the Middle East.

Why to Eat Like a Greek

17/12/2012

Greek researchers offered fresh evidence of the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, reporting in a large study that it helps improve several risk factors linked to diabetes, obesity and heart disease.

Health benefits of extra virgin oil

16/12/2012

Olive oil, according to a recent Oxford University study, contains essential fatty acids similar to that found in human milk. It is highly recommended for the elderly as it aids in the assimilation of minerals and vitamins. It stimulates bone mineralization, thus preventing calcium loss.