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Eat like an Italian

In the fall of 1957, a Minnesota doctor named Ancel Keys traveled from Naples to the southern Italian town of Nicotera. The road was long and dusty, winding for...

Study: Diet Can Help Avoid Diabetes Drugs

In the longest-term study of its kind, researchers pitted two popular diets head to head — a low-fat American Heart Association–style diet and a carb-controlled...

Health: More Than Just Olive Oil

For decades, doctors have been intrigued by the apparent health benefits of the so-called Mediterranean diet, which is not really a diet the way most people...

Stroke Costs To Double By 2030

The projections are not pretty for aging populations in the U.S. Already, stroke is one of the top four leading causes of death among Americans, especially...