6 Ways to Maintain Your Brain Health (Infographic)

6 Ways to Maintain Your Brain Health (Infographic)

Tags: Alzheimer's, Alzheimer’s disease, brain health, dementia, Mediterranean diet, memory, mental health, sleep

You ask a lot of your brain. It thinks 70,000 thoughts each day. To help preserve this amazing organ's function, follow these 6 tips from our experts at Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.


If You’re Tackling Diabetes, Choose Your Plan Carefully

If You’re Tackling Diabetes, Choose Your Plan Carefully

Tags: diabetes, diet, exercise, Mediterranean diet, weight loss

If your doctor has told you that you’re at risk for diabetes you can tackle the threat on your own through a plan that combines weight loss and physical activity. All programs, however, are not created equal.


How to Prep Your Pita for Quick, Healthy Meals (Infographic)

How to Prep Your Pita for Quick, Healthy Meals (Infographic)

Tags: diet, healthy diet, infographic, Mediterranean diet, whole grain

With pita bread, you can make something that looks gourmet in 15 minutes. It's also a healthier alternative to high-calorie breads and pizza crusts. Find recipes and suggestions for easy meals and snacks.


Salmon and Cannellini Bean Salad Recipe

Satisfying Summer Lunch Salads to Power Your Afternoon

Tags: fiber, healthy diet, Mediterranean diet, Recipes, salad, vegetables

Ever eat lunch and then find yourself battling drowsiness all afternoon? Your eating habits may be making make you fatigued. Have your healthy salad and ditch the drowsiness with these recipes.


Diet and Your Heart: What's Safe to Eat? (Infographic)

Diet and Your Heart: What’s Safe to Eat? (Infographic)

Tags: cholesterol, dark chocolate, dark chocolate and heart health, diet, eggs, heart, infographic, Mediterranean diet, red meat, red wine, salt, saturated fat, trans fat

Having trouble keeping up with whether certain foods are good for your heart or not? This checklist sorts through the confusion and boils down the latest evidence.


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How the Mediterranean Diet May Preserve Your Brain Power

Tags: dementia, healthy diet, heart health, Mediterranean diet, olive oil, study

It’s well-established that the Mediterranean diet is the best choice for heart health. But a recent study finds that adding nuts or olive oil to this diet could help protect your brain, too.


Choose the Best Diet for Your Peripheral Arterial Disease

Choose the Best Diet for Your Peripheral Arterial Disease

Tags: American Heart Association AHA, DASH diet, diet, healthy diet, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart health, low-carbohydrate, low-fat, Mediterranean diet, peripheral arterial disease (PAD)

If you have Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD), find out what different diets can offer, including the DASH, Mediterranean, low-fat and low-carb diets; Ornish Spectrum diet; Weil anti-inflammatory diet and Esselstyn diet.


Your Food Choices May Be Affecting Your Thinking Skills

How Bad Food Choices May Affect Your Memory

Tags: cognitive impairment, diet, Mediterranean diet, memory, study

A new study shows the quality of your diet may influence your risk of cognitive decline, including memory and thinking skills.


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The Best Oil, Fish and Cheese Options for Your Heart

Tags: fish, healthy diet, heart health, Mediterranean diet, olive oil

Sometimes it seems like a world of endless food choices. But even for those of us who have settled on a particular way of eating -- such as the heart-healthy Mediterranean diet -- there's many decisions still to be made.


Recipe: Mediterranean Chicken Thighs With Tomatoes and Basil

Recipe: Mediterranean Chicken Thighs With Tomatoes and Basil

Tags: chicken, fruits and vegetables, Mediterranean diet, Recipes

Looking for a new spin on the same old chicken dinner? Try this Mediterranean variation, which is low in saturated fat and rich in flavor.