Mediterranean Diet Cuts Risk of Heart Disease

People who eat a plant-based Mediterranean diet supplemented with nuts or virgin olive oil can enjoy long-term benefits that can include a 30 percent reduction in the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a landmark global study released today at the sixth International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition hosted by Loma Linda University Health.

Interview with Dr. Miguel Angel Martinez of the University of Navarra, Spain, a lead investigator of the study.

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