Mediterranean diet for heart healthThe Mediterranean diet is a healthy-eating plan. It’s plant based and incorporates the traditional flavors and cooking methods of the region.By Mayo Clinic Staff Looking for a heart-healthy eating plan? The Mediterranean diet might be the right fit. Why the Mediterranean diet? Interest in the diet began in the 1950s when…

While there’s no proof that any diet can take the place of prescription treatments for psoriasis, research has found that people with this condition who follow the Mediterranean diet are less likely to have serious disease.The Mediterranean diet emphasizes healthy, whole foods over highly processed ones. It’s inspired by the traditional foods and cooking styles…

For patients with coronary heart disease (CHD), following a Mediterranean diet is more effective in reducing progression of atherosclerosis than following a low-fat diet, according to new data from the CORDIOPREV randomized controlled trial. “The current study is, to our knowledge, the first to establish an effective dietary strategy for secondary cardiovascular prevention, reinforcing the…