Tag Archives: Mediterranean Diet

“On the Grill” Mediterranean Pizza

Turn pizza night into BBQ night (or BBQ night into pizza night!) with this tasty and healthy pizza recipe! Makes two 10″ pizzas that serve 4 3.5 oz jar of roasted red bell peppers ¼ cup crumbled feta (about 1 … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Diet and Age-Related Cognitive Decline

John A. Rumberger, PhD, MD, FACC, FSCCT It is believed that ‘oxidative’ stress and atherosclerosis contribute partly to age related loss of cognitive ability. Studies using the so called “Mediterranean Diet” – an antioxidant rich diet of low carbohydrates, plentiful … Continue reading

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The MIND Diet – A Preventative Measure that Could Reduce the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease

By Debbie Jeffery, RDN The MIND diet designed by researchers at Rush Medical Center in Chicago to help in reducing the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease has been successfully tested. The MIND diet borrows guidelines from the heart-healthy Mediterranean diet … Continue reading

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Winter Salad Recipe

The ingredients for this recipe are all readily found during the winter months.  Plus the fruit, nuts and olive oil in the salad make it compliant with the Mediterranean diet.  The olive oil and nuts contribute heart healthy fats and … Continue reading

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Eat a Mediterranean Diet to Age Well!

By Debbie Jeffery, RDN LD A study, published in the journal BMJ, suggests a Mediterranean diet may guard women against aging at the cellular level.  Women in the study who ate more Mediterranean foods, such as vegetables, fruit, nuts legumes, … Continue reading

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CoQ10 may give Mediterranean Diet a boost

According to a study described in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, the addition of co-enzyme Q10 (CoQ10) to a Mediterranean Diet lowered a number of indicators associated with inflammation in older men and women.  The Mediterranean Diet contains high … Continue reading

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