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EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL: THE CORE OF THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET

Excerpts from an article by Cynthia Harriman, Director of Food and Nutrition Strategies Research from Spain backs up what your taste buds have known all along: sautéing vegetables in a little olive oil is preferable to boiling them. Scientists who

7 super foods to help keep your heart healthy

The statistics are earth-shattering. Heart disease accounts for one of every three deaths in the United States. Each day, 2,200 Americans die of cardiovascular disease — about one every 40 seconds. Celebrate Heart Month by observing the suggestions below so

More evidence the best medicine is what you choose for dinner

In an article in "Cosmos The Science of Everything" reporter Jeff Glorfeld said in an article titled "Med diet may protect against frailty in old age" . . . "Cutting down on red meat and upping olive oil might keep

Does dieting support illusions related to weight loss?

Dieting supports an illusion that weight loss leads to happiness and health. Honestly, for most people, weight loss just tends to lead to more worry about weight re-gain   It’s that time of year again – after the indulgences of