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How to lose weight with a Mediterranean Diet by Misia Posted Wed 12 May 2010 2:40am Hi everybody! I wrote an article on Wikihow about “how to lose weight with a mediterranean diet”. It's a 9-step-guide on how to keep your weight under control in a healthy and tasty way. I republished it here for you: I hope you'll find it useful! I'm looking forward to hearing your comments!!   How to Lose Weight With a Mediterranean Diet ... Read on »
Losing Weight With The Mediterranean Diet by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Fri 13 Mar 2009 3:02pm The best way of losing weight is a lifestyle change. You must begin a fitness walking program and change your diet for good. Short term diets work and there are some excellent ones available, but there is a dangers of reverting to your old ways once you have lost weight. So you really must [...] Read on »
Losing Weight With The Mediterranean Diet by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Mon 20 May 2013 1:38am The best way of losing weight is a lifestyle change. You must begin a fitness walking program and change your diet for good. Short term diets work and there are some excellent ones available, but there is a dangers of reverting to your old ways once you have lost weight. So you really must look [...] Read on »
Healthy Eating: Smart Foods to Follow on the Mediterranean Diet by Barbara Ficarra Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 08 Apr 2010 1:37pm Guest Post by Vandana Bhide, MD Greeks who live on the Island of Crete have significantly less heart disease and cancer than Americans.  Research studies suggest it is the Mediterranean diet that may give Cretans their health advantage. © 2009 Oldways Preservation & Exchange Trust www.oldwayspt.org The Mediterr ... Read on »
MEDITERRANEAN DIET REDUCES ALLER... by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 3:28pm MEDITERRANEAN DIET REDUCES ALLERGIES A study of children living on the Greek island of Crete revealed a Med-style diet high in vegetables, fruits, olive oil, and nuts can have a beneficial effect on allergies and asthma symptoms. Dr. Paul Cullinan of Britain’s Royal Brompton Hospital and National Heart and Lung Institute, and colleagues in ... Read on »
Mediterranean Diet Helps Fight Brain Attacks by Carol Dunlop Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 15 Feb 2012 11:50am Followers of the Mediterranean diet will be happy to know that they will probably have less small blood vessel damage in their brain, says a recent study. So now, they have another reason to continue to follow its principles. The Mediterranean diet is based on the eating style of cultures that border the Mediterranean Sea, such as Italy ... Read on »
Mediterranean Diet vs Depression by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 04 Oct 2013 3:00am Everywhere you look, someone's trying to sell you this diet or that diet, most w/preposterous claims of miraculous weight loss and dramatic cures of a multitude of conditions.  In truth, very few of these diets have any peer-reviewed published evidence supporting their claims.  Of these, I would daresay that the Mediterranean diet has the m ... Read on »
Strict Mediterranean diet offers big health boost by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:35am Just as study after study is proving, a strict Mediterranean diet offers big health boost.    Its beneficial effects on cancer and heart disease prevention are well documented. A Mediterranean diet, however, can be a stumbling block for some dieters.   Growing up in the Midwest, fish wasn’t a major player in my diet–that is if you don’t co ... Read on »
Mediterranean Diet Can Help Improve Sexual Health in Men by Barbara Ficarra Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Tue 16 Feb 2010 8:33am By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA Mediterranean Diet is a healthful diet for men with and without metabolic syndrome, and with or without sexual dysfunction. The Mediterranean diet has been in the headlines recently because a new study shows that the diet is beneficial to help avoid strokes. Recognized for its ability to help impro ... Read on »
Why the Mediterranean diet is so good for you by OlwenAnderson Health Maven Posted Tue 23 Aug 2011 10:29pm Some cultures have traditional diets that naturally promote better health amongst their population. One that has been studied extensively and given a resounding ‘thumbs up’ by science is the diet followed by Mediterranean cultures. It’s been found to be particularly beneficial in promoting good cardiovascular health. Let’s take a look at how th ... Read on »