Research has shown that the traditional Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of heart disease. The diet has been associated with a lower level of oxidized low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol — the 'bad' cholesterol that's more likely to build up deposits in your arteries.\nIn fact, a meta-analysis of more than 1.5 million healthy adults demonstrated that following a Mediterranean diet was associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular mortality as well as overall mortality.\nThe Mediterranean diet is also associated with a reduced incidence of cancer, and Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases. Women who eat a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil and mixed nuts may have a reduced risk of breast cancer.\nFor these reasons, most if not all major scientific organizations encourage healthy adults to adapt a style of eating like that of the Mediterranean diet for prevention of major chronic diseases.
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Ratings and Reviews
There are 9 or 10 recipes. Every time you change the screen or click a link to navigate through the app it pops up an add that often shifts you to the ads website. Minimal functionality. Waste of space, time, and so very obnoxious.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.