The combination of olive oil and leafy greens may protect from high blood pressure A diet that combines unsaturated fats with nitrite-rich vegetables, such as olive oil and lettuce, can protect from hypertension...

The combination of tomato, olive oil, garlic and onion in a sofrito increases the amount of polyphenols and carotenoids, which are bioactive compounds that may help to prevent cardiovascular diseases and...

For patients with diabetes, it is better to eat a single large meal than several smaller meals throughout the day, according to a new study from Linkoping University in Sweden. The study, which was published...

The Australian nut industry has welcomed the NHMRC Australian Dietary Guideline’s recommendation that Australians increase their consumption of nuts by 350 per cent. The guidelines suggest that up to...

The much-lauded Mediterranean diet can prevent heart disease, without necessarily restricting the amount you can eat, according to a study just published in the February issue of the New England Journal...

A world-first trial to test if a healthy Mediterranean diet can improve the mental health of people with depression is being conducted by Deakin University researchers in Australia, funded by the National...

A new meta-analysis of 50 studies, including half a million subjects, has confirmed that eating a Mediterranean diet has a wide variety of health benefits for lifestyle diseases The Mediterranean diet...

A study of twins has shown that men eating a Mediterranean-style diet had lower risk factors for coronary artery disease, even after accounting for genetic risks. Using data from the Emory Twins Heart...

New research has established that a Mediterranean diet could help prevent Type-2 diabetes – a disease which is becoming more prevalent across Australia. An expert in the health benefits of seafood,...