06 Nov Mediterranean Diet May Be Helpful in Midlife and Beyond
MedicalResearch.com: What are the main findings of the study?
Dr. Samieri: That women with healthier dietary patterns at midlife were 40% more likely to survive age 70 or over free of major chronic diseases and with no impairment in physical function, cognition or mental health.
MedicalResearch.com: What should clinicians and patients take away from your report?
Dr. Samieri:That healthy dietary patterns, like the Mediterranean diet, should be recommended since midllife to increase the odds of healthy aging.