Saturday, September 13, 2008

A Healthy Diet with No Gimmicks

Modern Western diets are great at making us sick. Too much red meat, too much saturated fat, nowhere near enough monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. The ever growing burden of health costs on governments can be greatly reduced if the population en masse radically changes dietary practices.

The news release:

ScienceDaily (Sep. 12, 2008) — Sticking to a full Mediterranean diet provides substantial protection against major chronic diseases including heart disease, cancer and Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published on the British Medical Journal website.


The BMJ paper can be downloaded here.

The PDF version can be downloaded here.

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