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Mediterranean Diet in the News

Mediterranean Diet in the News : 

There have been plenty of new studies on the Mediterranean Diet the past few weeks:

Better Brain Function: A study published in the journal Neurology, showed that people who follow a Mediterranean Diet in their late 20's and 30's had better brain function 25 years later. In fact those who followed a Mediterranean Diet when they were young had a 46% less chance of having poor brain function.

May Lower Risk of Skin Cancer: A study published in the ...

The Nature Of Horta, Or Greek Greens

In this blog Dr David Shimwell (known to us all with great affection as Chunky), botanist, campaigner on environmental conservation and former lecturer at the University of Manchester, turns his attention to the subject of horta.

Peter Hylands says this is a subject that touches on my own childhood in the European Alps where we did indeed collect the local greens and my enduring passion about the conservation work of Gerald Durrell, now continued by Lee Durrell, and Gerry’s endlessly...

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Use Olive Oil For Frying

More good news about olive oil, as the most of you already know Crete has one of the best olive oils in the world.

It is generally recommended that fried food is avoided or consumed sparingly. However, vegetable-based dishes fried in olive oil were common in traditional Mediterranean diets without, it appears, the negative health effects we associate with fried foods.

The reason for this may be that the foods are fried in olive oil, and not in unhealthy seed oils.

A British study...