Latest from Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA): Mediterranean Diet and Breast Cancer Risk

It was known for a while that heavier women are at increased risk for Breast Cancer compared to women with normal weight. Today's article is describing first large scale long-term dietary intervention and its effects on Breast Cancer incidence. The results suggest a beneficial effect of a Mediterranean diet (fish, olives, veggies, wine, nuts, etc.) with extra-virgin olive oil supplementation in the primary prevention of Breast Cancer. Cheers!

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Carbs vs Saturated Fat: Which One to Avoid?

According to the new study, consumption of saturated fats do not increase fat or cholesterol levels in the blood, while consuming carbohydrates does. Recent meta-analysis shows no association between heart disease and dietary saturated fat consumption, while consuming more carbs with your diet led to increased circulating free fatty acid levels and higher lipid levels in the blood... Say buy to cereals and hello to eggs and butter!

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