Search Tag: Mediterranean diet

Cardiology Management

Dietetic Consultation for Lowering Lipid Levels

2019 26 Jun

Change in dietary behaviour is considered to be a first-line approach to the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease risk. Dietitians can help change behaviour and modify  risk factors by educating and counselling patients. This is particularly true for patients who are at an increased risk for cardiovascular disease.   Dietary changes... Read more

IMAGING Management

MRI Technology to Map Body Fat

2019 20 Jun

A research team led by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) Prof. Iris Shai has published a significant long-term study on the impact of Mediterranean and low-carb diets and exercise, measuring their impact with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology to map body fat. In the study, "The Beneficial Effects of Mediterranean Diet Over... Read more

Executive Health Management

Researchers To Study Why 50% of Italian Village Are Centenarians

2016 31 Mar

300 People Have Low Rates of Heart Disease and Alzheimer’s   Researchers in the United States and Italy have teamed up to study the lifestyle and daily diet of a group of 300 centenarians (all over 100 years old), living in the remote Italian village of Acciaroli on the country’s south western coast. The average life expectancy in the... Read more