Last Science & Wine post. Although increasing life expectancy and healthy aging are multifactorial concepts, the adoption of the Mediterranean lifestyle, which includes the daily consumption of olive oil is a key factor for the promotion of good health and well-being.
See the Science & Wine last post where it is reported results of an in vitro study in which it was demonstrated that high-polyphenol extra virgin olive oil had an important antioxidant capacity which helps skin cells to maintain mitochondrial function against the oxidative damage.
This is the season of tomato and Science & Wine published a post about the benefits of this fruit and its products to the heart health.
This Science & Wine post is about olive oil tourism.
Read the last post about Mediterranean Diet in Science & Wine blog.
From now on you can read posts about Mediterranean Diet in Science & Wine blog. Initially posts will be published every two weeks at Wednesday. Read the first written by Dr. Ali Chaari and is about a study carried out to evaluate the possibility of pharmacological use of extra virgin olive oil polyphenols for type 2 diabetes mellitus prevention and therapy and for many other amyloid related diseases.
Besides new evidence associating low and moderate alcohol consumption with decreased risk of cardiovascular disease, several questions remain unanswered related to the concrete amount of safe consumption, the type of alcoholic beverage, and the age-, sex-, and genetic/ethnical-specific differences in alcohol consumption.
Christmas. A time for joining the family to celebrate life. Usually these family meetings are around a table this is also a time known for an overeating behaviour. The rule should be “Moderation”. Our health depends on what we eat and if we wish celebrate Christmas for many years and in good health, one of our resolutions for 2020 must be eat healthy.
A recent paper published in the well-known journal Nutrients agrees with our conference aims. Discuss the health effects of wine as one of the Mediterranean Diet components. According with Paola Ditano-Vázquez and co-authors low-to-moderate consumption of red wine with meals and virgin olive oil have been reported to prevent cardiometabolic diseases.
This proposal of food-based dietary guidelines s does not recommend in any case the consumption of alcoholic beverages. However, within the reference framework, it suggests an optional consumption of wine and fermented beverages only for adults who so desire and are not subject to contraindication due to the presence of a health condition or medication use and reminds that consumption should be limited and responsible. Lluis Serra-Majem one of the authors od these guidelines is one of the invited speakers of our conference and will talk for sure about these guidelines.