Even Without Weight Loss, Mediterranean Diet Helps Heart: Study – HealthDay – By Robert Preidt – (Wednesday, November 16, 2011) –

by drsjbecker on November 23, 2011

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 16 (HealthDay News) — A new study offers further evidence that a Mediterranean-style diet is good for your heart.

The research found that unsaturated fats from foods such as avocados, olive oil and nuts increase the body’s ability to use insulin. Reduced insulin action can lead to diabetes, which is a risk factor for heart disease.     http://consumer.healthday.com/Article.asp?AID=658918


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