Are the benefits of Mediterranean diet translatable to other populations?

Mediterranean and European populations are more likely to be less racially and ethnically heterogeneous, have lower rates of obesity and overweight, be more physically active, have larger social networks, and set a higher emphasis on sleep compared to other populations. Yet, research on adherence to the Mediterranean dietary pattern and chronic disease risk in U.S. […]

Mediterranean diet may protect against type 2 diabetes

Glycolysis/gluconeogenesis and tricarboxylic acid (TCA) cycle metabolites have been associated with type 2 diabetes (T2D). Nevertheless, associations between these metabolites with T2D incidence, as well as the potential effects of dietary interventions remain unclear. 251 patients with incident T2D served as cases and 638 non-cases were included in a nested case-cohort study within the PREDIMED […]