Heart health

  • Rainbow Diet

    Heart risk reduced by switching to Mediterranean diet

    Changing to a colourful Mediterranean diet, or a Rainbow Diet as we call it, with its emphasis on plant-based food like vegetables, olives, nuts and seeds, and fish, has been shown in a meta-analysis to reduce cardiovascular risk considerably. The Journal of the American Heart Association reports that simply switching one meat meal for a plant-based meal per week can…

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  • Rainbow Diet

    9 major health benefits of olive oil

    Olive oil is a major contributor to health and a cornerstone of the colourful Mediterranean Diet, or the Rainbow Diet as we like to call it.┬áThe ‘healthiest’ olive oil is cold pressed olive oil, often called extra virgin olive oil. It is prepared from the first pressing of the olives and is completely natural and unrefined. Its benefits have been…

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