Mediterranean diet associated with a lower risk of mortality in older adults

by Universitat de Barcelona

A greater adherence to the Mediterranean diet which had been assessed through an index made with biomarkers during a 20-year scientific monitoring is associated with a lower mortality in adults over 6...

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Mediterranean diet or mindfulness during pregnancy reduces by one third the risk of a low birth weight baby

by Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica

Mediterranean diet or mindfulness-based stress reduction interventions during pregnancy reduce the prevalence of low birth weight by 29-36% as well as other complications of pregnancy, for which no tr...

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Study from Vall d'Hebron determines that the Mediterranean diet increases the colon's microbiota

by Vall d’Hebron

Research led by Dr Fernando Azpiroz points to an increase in gas caused by high metabolic activity in the intestine.

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Sant Pau and the Catalan oil PDOs collaborate in a research project on Mediterranean diet and fertility

by Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau

The Institut de Recerca de l’Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau – IIB Sant Pau, the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, and the Fundació Puigvert presented a pioneer scientific project that i...

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The Mediterranean diet helps improve cognitive function and memory

by IMIM - Institut Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Mèdiques

Memory improvements are proportional to the level of adherence to the Mediterranean diet, weight loss and increased physical activity.

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Vegetables’ health benefits increase when cooked with extra virgin olive oil

by Universitat de Barcelona

Cooking vegetables in the sofrito (sauté) with extra virgin olive oil favours the absorption and release of bioactive compounds of its traditional ingredients.

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A study associates the Mediterranean diet with a minor diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

by Universitat de Barcelona

Dietary patterns of the Mediterranean diet can be related to a lower diagnose of the attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics, led by M...

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Mediterranean diet and telomeres

by Life Length

Shorter telomeres are often correlated to increased risk of aging-related disease, so this diet protects your telomeres. Countries following the Mediterranean diet such as Spain, Italy and Greece have...

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