Posts Tagged ‘Mediterranean Diet’

Heart Disease in Women: Ladies, Love Your Heart All Year Long

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 18:13 3 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Featured in USATODAY.com | Grand Rounds – Health Tips

American Heart Month may be officially over, but don’t let the lack of media attention fool you into thinking heart disease isn’t a critical issue.
We still need to be mindful of the fact that heart disease is the number one killer […]

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Healthy Eating: Smart Foods to Follow on the Mediterranean Diet

Thursday, April 8, 2010 15:37 No Comments

Guest Post by Vandana Bhide, MD
Greeks who live on the Island of Crete have significantly less heart disease and cancer than Americans.  Research studies suggest it is the Mediterranean diet that may give Cretans their health advantage.

The Mediterranean diet is rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fish and nuts such as almonds and walnuts.  It […]

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Healthy Eating: A Mediterranean Fish Dish That’s Quick and Simple

Friday, March 19, 2010 17:32 2 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Last week, I returned from Italy, Florence (Firenze) to be exact, a magical city in Tuscany, only to  to realize how much I miss the delicious Mediterranean food.
The little Trattorias (a little informal restaurant) can be found along the cobblestone streets through the narrow alleyways.
Actually, the alleyways are very much […]

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Mediterranean Diet Can Help Improve Sexual Health in Men

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 11:33 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Mediterranean Diet is a healthful diet for men with and without metabolic syndrome, and with or without sexual dysfunction.
The Mediterranean diet has been in the headlines recently because a new study shows that the diet is beneficial to help avoid strokes.
Recognized for its ability to help improve heart health, the […]

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