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Mediterranean Diet And Alkaline Water Shown To Control Acid Reflex The Same As Drugs

The combination of the popular Mediterranean diet and alkaline water may be the key to relieving the symptoms of laryngopharyngeal reflux or better known as simply acid reflux. A study published on Thursday suggested eating the plant-based diet coupled with drinking alkaline water might be just as effective as traditional medication. For the study, researchers divided patients suffering from acid ...

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Mediterranean Diet May Prevent Type Of Breast Cancer According To New Study

The Mediterranean diet may lower risk of certain forms of breast cancer found in postmenopausal women according to a 20-year study published by the International Journal of Cancer. Mediterranean diet rich in Omege-3 Foods [Image by Autumnhoverter/Thinkstock] Through analyzing decades of data compiled, researchers discovered a stunning link between the Mediterranean diet—consisting mostly of lean meats, olive oil, vegetables, and ...

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Mediterranean Diet Slows Brain Shrinkage In Seniors, Study Shows

A diet that’s low on meat and high on fruits and vegetables, such as the Mediterranean diet, may be a good choice for people as they grow into old age, a new study suggests. A report from the Los Angeles Times describes the traditional staples of diets consumed by Mediterranean people – aside from fruits and vegetables, these diets include ...

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Migrant crisis: 22 bodies found on Mediterranean boat – MSF

The bodies of 22 people have been found on a migrant dinghy in the Mediterranean, the aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has said. The 21 women and one man were found “in a pool of fuel and water” at the bottom of the boat, off the coast of Libya. They had been on the dinghy “for hours”, the aid ...

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EgyptAir crash: Wreckage found in Mediterranean

Wreckage of the EgyptAir flight that went missing over the Mediterranean last month has been found, Egyptian investigators say. A statement said “several main locations of the wreckage” had been identified. A deep sea search vessel had also sent back the first images of the wreckage, the statement added. There were 66 people on board flight MS804 when it crashed ...

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High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Does Not Cause Weight Gain

A Mediterranean diet rich in healthy fats can prevent weight gain, a study published Monday has announced. The study, published by the Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology journal and conducted by Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease with a Mediterranean Diet (PREDIMED) in Spain, found that over a five-year period, a high-fat diet that emphasizes healthy food sources such as olive oil ...

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Mediterranean Diet May Slow Aging Process Say Researchers

According to the NU-AGE project, funded by the EU, following a Mediterranean diet could slow down the aging process. Researchers announced their findings at a recent Brussels conference, telling those in attendance that adhering to the NU-AGE Mediterranean-style diet measurably decreased the levels of a particular protein. The protein, known in the scientific community as C-reactive protein, is one of ...

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UN Launches Massive Probe As Nearly 500 Migrants Feared Drowned In The Mediterranean

The United Nations has initiated a massive probe into Monday’s deadly boat accident in the Mediterranean in which nearly 500 migrants mainly African are believed to have perished. The team has been tasked with investigating the incident, one of the worst sea disasters in 2016 involving migrants. According to eye-witness accounts, scores of people including migrant women and children were ...

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Mediterranean Diet Brain Shrinkage Report: Follow This Food Plan To Reduce Risk Of Dementia?

A Mediterranean diet might thwart brain shrinkage. The popular and healthy way of eating could decrease the risk of both cognitive impairment and dementia, according to a new neurological study. Individuals eating a Mediterranean diet often experience less brain shrinkage, or brain atrophy, than those who dine on others types of menus, according to a report in the journal Neurology. ...

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