Mediterranean Diet Reduces Genetic Stroke Risk

Mediterranean Diet Reduces Genetic Stroke Risk
Previous work had demonstrated that a polymorphism in the transcription factor 7-like 2 (TCF7L2) gene is strongly associated with type 2 diabetes, but the variant’s relationship with heart disease and stroke was not clear. The influence of diet on the …
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Large study shows the BEST diet for depression!
The plant-based diet provides numerous health benefits include lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, improving blood sugar, decreasing risk of cancer and improved weight loss. New research shows that the amount of fruits and veggies you eat can also …

How the Evolution of Language and Diet Are Connected
Our ancestors’ change of diet may have initiated the development of language in our species – at least that’s the theory. What anthropologists believe is that at some point in time our ancestors changed what they ate and this may have helped the …


It’s the Olive Oil: Mediterranean Diet Lowers Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

cusineIt’s the Olive Oil: Mediterranean Diet Lowers Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke
The Mediterranean diet is a well-known weapon in the fight against heart disease, but exactly how effective is it? To find out, researchers led by Dr. Ramón Estruch, from the Department of Internal Medicine at the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, put the …
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Mediterranean Diet Might Help Stave Off Dementia
MONDAY, April 29 (HealthDay News) — Eating fish, chicken, olive oil and other foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids while staying away from meats and dairy — the so-called Mediterranean diet– may help older adults keep their memory and thinking skills sharp …
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Mediterranean Diet Linked To Slower Aging
Women who eat a Mediterranean-style diet may live longer than those who don’t, according to new study that looked at one marker of aging. Women in the study who ate more Mediterranean foods— such as vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes, unrefined grains …
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25% of Restaurants Pose Risk to Health of Consumers: Moroccan Minister

cusine25% of Restaurants Pose Risk to Health of Consumers: Moroccan Minister
On the occasion of the World Health Day celebrated every year on April 7th, El Hossaine Louardi said that 20-25 per cent of restaurants and food retailers inspected by Moroccan health services pose a risk to the health of consumers. The minister said …
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Marrakech: A student’s guide to visiting the world’s best travel destination
After visiting more than 30 cities around the world while aboard the MV Explorer during my Semester at Sea, Marrakech officially tops the list of my favorite places to visit. I’m not the only one who thinks so, considering that the Moroccan city was …
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Tracking the Quality of Moroccan Olive Oils
To ensure that olive oil produced in Morocco meets IOC standards and requirements, authors of a study published in the journal Food Chemistry in January set out to establish a database of quality and purity criteria of olive oil samples produced in …
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