We use our own and third-party cookies to optimize your experience on this site, including to maintain user sessions. Without these cookies our site will not function well. If you continue browsing our site we take that to mean that you understand and accept how we use the cookies. If you wish to decline our cookies we will redirect you to Google.
Already have an account? Sign in.

 Remember Me | Forgot Your Password?

Mediterranean Diet Adds Years To Lifespan – Study

December 20, 2011: 12:00 AM EST
Swedish researchers studying the impact of the Mediterranean diet rich in vegetables and fish found that it significantly increases lifespan. Using the unique "H70 study" to compare 70-year-olds who eat a Mediterranean diet with others who have eaten more meat and animal products, researchers found that those who eat a Mediterranean diet have a 20 percent higher chance of living longer. "This means in practice that older people who eat a Mediterranean diet live an estimated 2 - 3 years longer than those who don't," the researchers concluded.
Gianluca Tognon et al., "Does the Mediterranean diet predict longevity in the elderly? A Swedish perspective", Age, December 20, 2011, © The Authors
Domains
DIET NEWS
Diet Insights
Weight Loss Programs
Other Diets
Diet Research & Advice
Geographies
Worldwide
EMEA
Europe
Sweden
Categories
Research, Studies, Advice
Developed by Yuri Ingultsov Software Lab.