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Study supports heart benefits from Mediterranean-style diets

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February 25, 2013

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Cupcakes Oxford
March 10, 2013

Really interesting and useful. Many thanks.

Aaron
March 7, 2013

Interesting that they stopped the study early. I wonder if the data would have been more conclusive if they allowed the study to play out.

Also, I find it intriguing that you mention Keys’s work but did not link it to the low-fat dietary recommendations that ultimately spawned from that work. Keys work was one of the cornerstones that built the modern dietary recommendations (eating a low fat being one of the pillars of those guidelines)… While this study seems to support the “abundant” consumption of olive oil.

I think olive oil, with its high % of healthy mono-unsaturated fats, is a great thing to recommend.

Dentistry
March 4, 2013

This is really a awesome blog with more useful information.This bolg is very helpful for the beginners.

Terayop
February 25, 2013

use abundantly olive oil. In observational studies, very large numbers of people are recruited.

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