For 2018, US News and World Report has ranked the number one overall best diet as a tie between the Mediterranean diet and the DASH diet.
Happy holidays from all of us at Pangea Nutrition!
We know the holiday season is a challenge to continue eating healthy. Between family celebrations, work parties and other events, it feels like there are delicious foods everywhere (with many of them processed and high in calories). We can help!
In a word: Very!
Strong scientific evidence suggests a diet rich in vegetables and fruits can help lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, improve blood sugar levels, and help prevent some types of cancers.
The Mediterranean diet is most accurately defined as the dietary patterns and lifestyle traditionally followed until the 1960s by people in areas surrounding the Mediterranean Sea, such as in parts of Greece and Southern Italy. People in this region were noted to live longer and healthier lives, a fact that drew the interest of scientists from...
In the PREDIMED multicenter trial in Spain, a total of 7,447 people with high cardiovascular risk were randomly assigned to one of three diets: a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil, a Mediterranean diet supplemented with mixed nuts, or a control diet (with advice to reduce dietary fat intake).1