You don’t have to live in Greece to eat a diet that will help to keep you healthy.
The Mediterranean Diet Food Pyramid helps you see which foods are best!
A recent study showed extra virgin olive oil reduced total cholesterol and also increased HDL levels, also known as the “good” cholesterol.
According to researchers, adherence to a Mediterranean style diet rich in olive oil, fruits, vegetables and fish is associated with better physical and mental health.
A Mediterranean diet with olive oil or nuts reduced major cardiovascular events by 30 percent.
A Mediterranean diet pattern may reduce stroke in genetically predisposed individuals according to a new study published in Diabetes Care. The people who regularly use olive oil in their cooking and dressings have 41% less risk of stroke compared with those who never use olive oils.
New research suggests that a high intake of olive oil and other monounsaturated fats may protect the skin against sun-related aging.
Olive oil is now used by food companies in ready meals and food products in innovative ways signaling a turn to a healthier way of life.