Mediterranean diet lowers risk of heart diseases

March 4, 2013 / No Comments

A healthy diet is important for controlling heart diseases. On the forefront is the Mediterranean diet which was first introduced in the 1940s with studies revealing that it lowers the risk of heart attacks. The diet is based on the eating patterns of the people belonging to the Mediterranean basin -Spain, Southern Italy, and Greece. The diet includes nuts, Mediterranean fruits ...

Food-Borne Diseases Cost the US $152 Billion Annually

March 5, 2010 / No Comments

E. coli and salmonella, as well as other food-borne diseases, are costing the US $152 billion every year in health care and other losses, as indicated by a report which was released this Wednesday by a food safety group.