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FEB 25, 2013 - Time

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It’s the Olive Oil: Mediterranean Diet Lowers Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

The Mediterranean diet is a well-known weapon in the fight against heart disease, but exactly how effective is it? To find out, researchers led by Dr. Ramón Estruch, from the Department of Internal Medicine at the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, put the Mediterranean diet to the test against a low-fat diet. They followed participants to track rates of heart attack, stroke and heart-disease-related death. After nearly five years, the results were so striking for one group that the study was stopped early, according to research published online by the New England Journal of Medicine. The group ... Read More

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