Mediterranean Diet

As the name suggests, the Mediterranean diet is a contemporary nutritional plan that has been encouraged by the conventional dietary guide followed by people living in the region around the Mediterranean Sea - Southern Italy, Greece and Spain. The main features of this heart-healthy diet comprise consuming high amounts of legumes, olive oil, grains, unprocessed … Continue reading Mediterranean Diet

Mediterranean Diet Associated with Small Reduction in Risk of Hip Fracture

Eating a Mediterranean diet full of fruits, vegetables, fish, nuts, legumes and whole grains appears to be associated with a lower risk of hip fracture in women, although the actual risk reduction was small, according to a new study published online by JAMA Internal Medicine. Osteoporotic fractures are a major burden for health care systems … Continue reading Mediterranean Diet Associated with Small Reduction in Risk of Hip Fracture