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what does a mediterranean diet consist of

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Karyotakis
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Fish,olive, veggies: Olive oil, veggies, fish are the staples of the mediterranean diet and they are all packed with healthy nutrients and antioxidants. Of course the way ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
May be: It depends on how much you eat. To lose weight you need to achieve negative caloric balance, i.e., burn more calories than you take in. Reduce your in ... Read More
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Dr. James Underberg
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends : Just published in the new england journal of medicine this week showed med. Diet with olive oil/nuts was better at preventing cardiovascular events t ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Seriously, two: reasons. I've read on this extensively. The first is just wrong. The rate of heart disease was relatively low in Greece compared to England.. AND SO W ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
24 years experience Integrative Medicine
Whole foods: Simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour product. The fine grind makes absorption quick, and spikes you ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
40 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes!: It's very healthy. Good for you for asking about it! it can prolonge your life by many years. Try your best to make it an organic (pesticide free) med ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John La Puma
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Small fish are good: Yes, sardines daily are great. High in protein and in omega-3 fats, sardines are also delicious. They do not accumulate mercury or toxins like ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
37 years experience Family Medicine
Lifestyle choice!: Hard to really answer this question as phrased.Ayurvedia is a complete and integrated healing system originating in india that includes diet suggestio ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Stops arterioscleros: It reduces the likelihood of having a heart attack and dying of heart disease.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
49 years experience Cardiology
Yes, modestly: Depending on how bad your baseline diet is, adopting & maintaining a mediterranean diet enriched with polyunsaturated oils (olive), emphasis on plant- ... Read More
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Dr. Pouya Shafipour
23 years experience Family Medicine
Both : Strict compliance with both diets results in significant amount of weight loss in 3 to 6 month period. Paleo diet causes more weight-loss initially bu ... Read More
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