Make Savvy Choices this Holiday Season
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A. A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition points toward an answer: researchers found that eating a Mediterranean-style diet prevented weight gain and obesity. The people in the study filled out detailed dietary surveys and their eating habits were scored for how closely they matched a Mediterranean dietary pattern:
The results showed that eating a Mediterranean-style diet was associated with slightly less weight gain and a lower risk of becoming overweight or obese.
This study suggests that we can add obesity prevention to the growing list of health benefits linked to the Mediterranean diet. One previous analysis involving 1.5 million healthy adults found that following a Mediterranean diet reduced the risks of overall and cardiovascular mortality, cancer and cancer mortality, and Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases.
So, this holiday, if you’re making the switch to a Mediterranean diet, remember these important aspects:
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