Mediterranean diet and brain health: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

If you knew changing your diet today could make your brain healthier, would you? Research suggests the Mediterranean diet could be the key. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Maria Vassilaki, a Mayo Clinic epidemiology researcher, explains how a Mediterranean diet full of fruits and vegetables, fish, healthy oils like olive oil, and […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: Health benefits of a Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean diet has long been billed as a heart-friendly plan to improve health and prevent disease. A new study published in JAMA Network Open says the Mediterranean diet can lower your risk of cardiovascular disease by 25 percent. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Donald Hensrud, director of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, talks […]

Mayo Clinic Radio: Female urinary incontinence / teens and mental health / Mediterranean diet and brain health

Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control, resulting in the accidental loss of urine. Due to pregnancy, childbirth, menopause and the structure of the female urinary tract, women are twice as likely as men to experience urinary incontinence. While urinary incontinence might be only slightly bothersome for some, it can be debilitating for others. For some women, […]

Tuesday Tips: 9 ways to make the Mediterranean diet work for you

If you’re looking for a heart-healthy eating plan, the Mediterranean diet might be right for you. The Mediterranean diet incorporates the basics of healthy eating — plus a splash of flavorful olive oil and perhaps a glass of red wine — among other components characterizing the traditional cooking style of countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. Watch: […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: Mediterranean Diet Improves Bone Health

Women who eat a Mediterranean diet are slightly less likely to fracture a hip, according to a new study. Researchers examined whether diet quality affects bone health in postmenopausal women. Study results, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, show women who adhered to a Mediterranean diet were 0.29 percent less likely to fracture a hip than women […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: Mediterranean Diet Fast Facts

The Mediterranean diet is billed as a heart-friendly plan to improve health and prevent disease; but, it’s more than just a list of dishes. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Jeff Olsen talks to Dr. Donald Hensrud, director of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, about the staples and subtleties that make up the Mediterranean diet. […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: Benefits of Statins and Mediterranean Diet

  Watch today’s Mayo Clinic Minute Are you confused about whether or not you should take cholesterol-lowering medication? Mayo Clinic cardiologist Dr. Stephen Kopecky breaks down the four groups of people who would benefit from taking statins. And, a new study suggests following a Mediterranean diet may reduce the risk of breast cancer. Read more about statins and the Mediterranean […]

Mediterranean Diet: Mayo Clinic Radio

How often have you heard or read about a “heart-healthy diet” and wondered what exactly that means?  On Saturday, Dec. 14, we’ll give you your answer when Stephen Kopecky, M.D., and Mayo Clinic dietitian Peg Menzel join us to discuss the Mediterranean Diet.  What is so healthy about eating this way?  How can we begin to […]

MONDAY HOUSECALL: Mediterranean Diet,Whitening Teeth, STDs, Fatigue and more …

  FEATURED TOPIC Slide show: The Mediterranean diet If you’re looking for a healthy eating plan, try the Mediterranean diet. Highlights Colon cancer screening: Weighing the options Rheumatoid arthritis  Fatigue  Dumping syndrome Infidelity: Mending your marriage after an affair Expert Answers with Mayo Clinic Specialists Fat grams: How to track your dietary fat Prostate cancer […]

The Mediterranean Diet is Heart Healthy!

Results from another research trial say the benefits of the Mediterranean diet are numerous. The study, involving over 7,000 participants, is published in the The New England Journal of Medicine.  Mayo Clinic says people who follow the Mediterranean diet have a longer life expectancy and lower rates of chronic diseases compared with other adults. The Mediterranean diet emphasizes plant-based foods […]

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