Yet another benefit of the Mediterranean Diet has just been discovered! A recent study has found that people who follow the Mediterranean Diet have better brain health than those who do not practice the diet. The study, published earlier this year in Neurology®, found that older people who followed a Mediterranean diet retained a greater […]
By now you likely know the many benefits of following the Mediterranean Diet, from a lower BMI, to a lower risk of heart disease, to increased cognitive function. Luckily, the Mediterranean Diet is comprised of many healthy and delicious foods so it’s easy to reap all these benefits. However, with so many foods to choose […]
Here’s one more reason to follow the Mediterranean Diet! New research funded by the World Cancer Research Fund and published in the International Journal of Cancer found that the chances of developing postmenopausal breast cancer are reduced by up to 40% when following a Mediterranean Diet. Researchers looked at the diet habits of just over […]
Pasta is a convenient, nutritious, easy-to-prepare meal for families. Pasta pleases even the pickiest of young eaters. And now, even more good news: new research shows that pasta consumption in children and adolescents is associated with a better diet quality than that of children who do not eat pasta. The research, which was presented at […]
You may have heard that pasta eaters have better diet quality than those who don’t eat pasta, but did you know that pasta eaters are less likely to consume added sugar and saturated fat, as well as eat more of the important nutrients most of us lack in our diet, compared with those who don’t eat […]
New research analyzing the diets of people who eat pasta has revealed more good news about one of America’s favorite foods. The research on pasta, presented at The Obesity Society’s annual meeting in New Orleans this past November, concluded that pasta consumption in adults is associated with overall better diet quality when compared to adults […]
Never feel guilty about eating grains again! In a new study conducted over five years with over 14,000 American adults, researchers compared people who regularly ate grains with those who did not. They concluded that those who regularly ate grains had overall better health quality and weight benefits than people who did not. The study’s […]
In a study, Italian scientists have concluded that eating pasta as part of the Mediterranean Diet is linked to a lower BMI. The study examined more than 23,000 people and found that when people ate pasta, they were more likely to stick to a healthy diet and less likely to be obese. Pasta consumption also […]
You may have heard that the FDA will be making changes to nutrition labels within the next few years. Read on for more information on these changes and what you can expect from the new labels.
If you’ve been under the impression that you need to cut carbs from your diet in order to lose weight or improve your health, think again! A recent study explores the health benefits of carbs – read on for more details.