• Why a major paper on the Mediterranean Diet was just retracted and replaced

    3 monthes ago - By National Post

    Fads in nutrition come and go, but one diet in particular has been widely heralded for its benefits to health - the “Mediterranean diet,” rich with vegetables, fruits, fish, nuts and olive oil. For decades, researchers have shown that people in Mediterranean countries seem to show lower rates of heart disease.
    And in 2013, one landmark study gave the strongest proof yet in one of the first major clinical trials to measure the diet's heart benefits. The study, conducted in Spain, showed that consuming a Mediterranean diet can lower the risk of a heart attack, stroke or death from heart...
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