Biggest News to Date for Mediterranean Diet
The Mediterranean diet has long been touted for its heart-healthy ways. Now it is the recipient of the strongest proof to date that it can prevent serious cardiac events.
Published in the renowned New England Journal of Medicine, the new study comes from Spain where 7,500 residents were tracked for five years. The ultimate finding: those who follow the Mediterranean diet, compared to a low-fat diet, had a 30% lower risk of suffering a stroke, a heart attack or any fatal heart event.