Mediterranean Diet

  • ArticlesFor the sixth consecutive year the Rainbow Diet has been voted the healthiest diet in the world, and also the healthiest plant-based diet, by professors, dieticians, nutritionists and health experts brought together by US Today.

    Live healthy, longer, with the Colourful Mediterranean diet

    For the seventh consecutive year our Rainbow Diet has been voted the healthiest diet in the world, and also the healthiest plant-based diet, by professors, dieticians, nutritionists and health experts brought together by US News. The Healthiest Diet in the World In 2005, Oxford Biochemist, Chris Woollams wrote the first book in the world about the colorful Mediterranean diet, calling…

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    12 ways to reduce your blood pressure naturally

    Here are 12 proven ways to reduce your blood pressure (diastolic and systolic) without resorting to drugs; you can start today; over a third of adults in the Western world have high blood pressure and risk many illnesses, for example heart attack, kidney failure and stroke, as a result. Let’s cover the obvious first! Do not smoke – there’s clear research…

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    Food compass rankings miss how good foods help health

    Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, Joe Biden’s new Public Health nutrition advisor and a Tufts University ‘Health Professor’, has been part of a team that claims that processed, high sugar foods such as Lucky Charms, Sweet Potato Fries, chocolate almonds and Honey Nut Cheerios are healthier than lean, skinless chicken, a poached egg or whole grain foods. To quote: “The Tufts Food…

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    You can grow brain cells and be brighter, longer

    Healthy ageing and the production of new neurons in your Hippocampus is linked to exercise, and foods common in the Mediterranean Diet. It has long been thought that you could not grow new nerve or brain cells once you reached a certain age, and that issues such as depression may have led to irreversible damage. None of this now turns…

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    High-quality Rainbow diet reduces Covid risk

    People consuming the highest quality plant-based diet were around 10% less likely to develop COVID-19 than those with a poor diet, and 40% less likely to become severely ill and needing a hospital. Researchers from King’s College, London, Harvard Medical School, Harvard TH Chan, Lund University, Sweden and the Broad Institute amongst others co-ordinated a study on almost 600,000 people…

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    What is the Valter Longo Fasting-mimicking Diet (FMD)?

    The Fasting-mimicking Diet (FMD) is a 5-day per month protocol, where you typically consume 34-54% less calories than usual, by cutting protein levels and inducing beneficial hormone changes; it is essentially a low-cal Mediterranean Diet. The Fasting-Mimicking diet was originated by Professor Valter Longo stemming from his research at the University of Southern California Longevity Institute. By consuming a calorie…

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    Low-cal Mediterranean diet rejuvenates the immune system

    Professor Valter Longo has shown that using a fast or a low-calorie Mediterranean Diet for five days a month improves the immune system, the response to vaccination, and reduces weight, fat levels, fasting blood sugar and blood pressure, encouraging longevity. In an old and damaged immune system, fasting encourages stem cell production of new white immune cells.  Professor Valter Longo,…

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    Gut microbiome study links Rainbow Diet foods to good health

    Certain foods, like olive oil, oily fish, red wine, nuts and seeds, vegetables, fruits and pulses (legumes), consistently promote human health because new research shows they increase numbers of helpful bacteria producing anti-inflammatory and beneficial compounds. These foods are commonplace in the colourful Mediterranean diet. These foods can correct and protect. Is the wonderful diet you are eating for your…

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    Major health benefits of walnut consumption

    Walnuts are an important part of the Mediterranean diet and have been shown to improve heart health, lower ‘bad’ cholesterol and blood pressure, improve mental function and even alter the DNA in cancer patients. Not all nuts were created equal. Walnuts are bundles of health. Consuming just 7 walnuts provides 2 gm of fibre and 4 gm of protein along…

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    The High Fibre Rainbow Diet

    The high fibre Mediterranean diet contains good levels of both soluble and insoluble fibres, providing health benefits in diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, dementia; and in carbohydrate and cholesterol management; all thanks to your gut bacteria. When people hear that a diet is high in fibre, they simply assume that means it keeps you regular. Many people…

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