Eating the Med Way:

Decreases the risk of some forms of cancer.
  • Trichopoulou et. al. European Journal of Epidemiology. 2001;22(12):871-881.
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Is more effective than a low-fat diet for weight loss in overweight and obese individuals.
  • Yang, et. al. Plos ONE. 2014;9(2):e87539.
  • Mancini, et. al. American Journal of Medicine. 2016;129:407-415.
  • Alvarez-Perez, et.a. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 2016;17:1-13
  • Shai, et al. New England Journal of Medicine. 2008;359:229-241
Protects against cognitive decline by protecting the small blood vessels in the brain. 40% lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s when you eat the Med way.
  • Balls-Pedret, et. al., JAMA Internal Medicine. 2015;175(7):1094-1103.
  • VandeRest, et. al., Advances in Nutrition. 2015;6:154-168.
  • Feart, et. al. JAMA. 2009;302(6):638-648.
  • Gardener et. Al. Archives in Neurology. 2012;69(2):251-256.
May improve eye health including decreasing the risk of macular degeneration.
  • Tan J, Chong E. Archives of Opthamology. 2009;127:656-665.
Can help manage blood pressure.
  • Toledo, et. Al. BMC Medicine. 2013;11:207.
  • Psaltopoulou, et. Al. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2004;80(4):1012-1018.
  • Nunez-Cordoba, et. Al. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2009;169(3):339-346.
Can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) as much as 30–60%.
  • Estruch, et. al. New England Journal of Medicine. 2013;368(14):1279-1290.
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  • Kris-Etherton, et. al. Circulation. 2001;103(13):1823-1825.
  • Georgousopoulou, et. al. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2015;53(10_S).
  • Martinez-Gonzalez, et, al. Current Opinion in Lipidology. 2014;25(1):20-26.
  • deLorgeril, et. Al. Current Atherosclerosis Reports. 2013;15(12):1-5.
  • Ros, et. Al. Advances in Nutrition: An International Review Journal. 2014;5(3):330S-33S.
  • Kastorini, et. al. Atherosclerosis. 2016;246;87-93.
  • Delgado-Lista, et. al. American Heart Journal. 2016;177:42-50.
  • Buil-Cosiales, et. al. British Journal of Nutrition. 2016;116:534-546.
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  • Delgado-Lista, et. al. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. 2016;56:788-801.

Consuming 9 or more servings of fruits and vegetables resulted in a 60% reduction in CVD.

  • Buil-Cosiales, et. al. British Journal of Nutrition. 2016;116:534-546.

“…in terms of evidence-based medicine, the full adoption of a modern version of the Mediterranean diet pattern can be considered one of the most effective approaches for the prevention of fatal and nonfatal CVD complications.”

  • deLorgeril, et. al. Current Atherosclerosis Reports. 2013;15(12):1-5.