Tag: Mediterranean Diet

New Study: Mediterranean, Fasting & Paleo Diets Improve Weight Loss and Health

There were some weight loss and health benefits for overweight adults who followed the Mediterranean, Intermittent Fasting and Paleo diets, though adherence to the diets dropped off considerably during the one-year study, new University of Otago research shows. Intermittent fasting – whereby participants limit their…

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Mediterranean Diet May Help Preserve Kidney Health of Transplant Recipients

A new study indicates that following the Mediterranean diet may help kidney transplant recipients maintain transplant kidney function. The findings appear in an upcoming issue of CJASN. Despite improvements in the survival of transplanted kidneys in the early years after transplantation, loss of kidney function…

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Plant-based Foods and Mediterranean Diet Associated with Healthy Gut Microbiome

A study presented at UEG Week 2019 has shown that specific foods could provide protection for the gut, by helping bacteria with anti-inflammatory properties to thrive. Researchers from the University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands have found that certain foods including legumes, bread, fish, nuts…

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