“Mediterranean diet fights heart disease,” announced ABC News. “Mediterranean diet cuts risk of stroke,” said USA Today. “Mediterranean diet over low fat? Well, at least it’s more fun,” quipped the Los Angeles Times. A study published in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine set off a media frenzy in February. Its findings were striking, but the press reports may have misled many. Here’s what the study actually found…and how it should (or shouldn’t) alter what you eat. Read More
Excess salt is harmful, concluded a recent study, while a second study—which had serious shortcomings—suggested that too little salt can also be dangerous.
An estimated 1.65 million deaths from cardiovascular disease Read More
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