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Mediterranean Diet Linked To Lower Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke

The latest research builds on previous evidence that your health might benefit if you follow the Mediterranean diet. It can help your bones, keep your brain young, help you live longer, manage your weight better (PDF) and lower your risk of cancer and cardiovascular diseases.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Too bad they didn’t read The Mediterranean Zone to explain the biochemistry of the Mediterranean diet and how by applying Zone dietary principles you can achieve even greater health benefits.  At least, they used the word “polyphenols” in the article, but without explaining that they work primarily as gene activators of anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-aging genes.  Maybe next time they will mention “inflammation”.  One can only dream.

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