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Mediterranean Diet

More good news about the Mediterranean Diet…

Mediterranean Diet May Keep Alzheimer’s at Bay – “Scientists have produced more evidence for the health benefits of eating a ‘Mediterranean diet’: It apparently can help protect your brain.

The diet consists of lots of fruits, vegetables, legumes, cereals, olive oil and fish, and small amounts of red meat and dairy products. Previous studies have found that such a diet appears to reduce the risk of a variety of diseases, including cancer, heart disease and diabetes, and raised the possibility that it might also reduce the odds of getting Alzheimer’s disease.”

I notice they don’t mention the wine that goes with every meal in the area…