Yet Another Reason You Should Eat Like You’re Greek

Want to cut your risk of heart disease in half?

A new study from the American College of Cardiology shows eating the heart healthy foods of the Mediterranean diet is the way to go.

Researchers followed more than 2,500 Greek adults from 18 to 89 years old for more than 10 years. Study participants followed the Mediterranean diet — a diet that emphasizes fruits, vegetables, nuts, and olive oils accompanied by seafood and red wine and lesser amounts of red meat, poultry, and dairy products. The participants provided health information each year and completed in-depth surveys about their medical records, lifestyle, and dietary habits at three points during the 10-year period. Continue reading “Yet Another Reason You Should Eat Like You’re Greek”