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Mediterranean diet's cellular effects revealed

People who follow the Mediterranean diet—rich in fats from olive oil and nuts—tend to live longer, healthier lives than others who chow down primarily on fast food, meat and dairy. But it hasn't been clear on a cellular ...

Research examines food sustainability in a university context

Every year, about a third of all food produced in the world—about 1.3 billion tons—is wasted in consumers' homes and retail businesses, according to the United Nations (UN). The food sector also accounts for around 30% ...

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Healthy diet

A healthy diet is one that helps maintain or improve health. It is important for the prevention of many chronic diseases such as: obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.

A healthy diet involves consuming appropriate amounts all of the food groups, including an adequate amount of water. Nutrients can be obtained from many different foods, so there are a wide variety of healthy diets.

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