Mediterranean Diet Tips & News

Is Fish Good For You?

The Nutrition Twins comment:

 

Is fish really as good for you as they say?

You bet! Seafood is packed with health benefits. Fish and shellfish are excellent sources of protein, vitamins and minerals minus the saturated fat you’ll get from most other meats. And fatty fish like salmon and tuna are great sources of the omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), which is important for immunity, and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), which is essential for vision and nervous system development.

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November 1, 2007 in Mediterranean Diet Tips & News | Permalink

Spinach and Eggs Can Help Your Vision

Two nutrients found in eggs, spinach and other leafy green vegetables offer some protection against the most common cause of blindness among the elderly, researchers said this week.

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September 20, 2007 in Mediterranean Diet Tips & News | Permalink

Mediterranean diet can help to reduce the threat of Alzheimer's disease

An interesting article in Age Concern, out of the UK, talked about how a Mediterranean diet can help to reduce the threat of Alzheimer's disease.

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September 20, 2007 in Mediterranean Diet Tips & News | Permalink

Does caffeine increase weight loss?

CaffeineNu-Train comments: The findings regarding caffeine and weight loss seem to change daily. While nothing is conclusive, a recent study shed some light on caffeine intake and long term weight change in both men and women.

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June 14, 2007 in Mediterranean Diet Tips & News | Permalink

The Health Dangers of Energy Drinks

RedbullNu-Train comments: In 1997, with the introduction of Red Bull, energy drinks began as a significant category in the US market. Since then, the market has grown by 50% almost yearly, and the energy drink market now totals more than four billion dollars. Clearly, this indicates that many Americans are consuming these caffeine laden trendy beverages, but are they really that good for us?

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June 14, 2007 in Mediterranean Diet Tips & News | Permalink