Posted Wednesday, March 13, 2013
A Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil, nuts, fish, beans, fruits and vegetables may improve your health. And unlike many diet claims, there's actual science behind this one. Researchers, in a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, have shown that a diet -- the Mediterranean Diet to be exact -- can have an effect as powerful as drugs in preventing heart disease. Find out what the diet is all about and get some recipes, Wednesday morning at 9 on a Be Well edition of the Sound of Ideas.
Dr. Steven Nissen, Cardiologist at the Cleveland Clinic
Janice Friswold, Dietician at University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Brett Montgomery, Head-Chef at the Mediterranean restaurant Sans Souci
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