Nuts, Olive Oil, Heart Disease

Among persons at high cardiovascular risk, a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil or nuts reduced the incidence of major cardiovascular events.

The Mediterranean Diet is now science-science, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine. (Gina Kolata summarizes: “The study ended early, after almost five years, because the results were so clear it was considered unethical to continue.”)

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