Study finds Mediterranean diet may not be for everyone


MORE ABOUT THE PROJECT HEAD TOW OUR WEBSITE 1ST WHICH IS LOCAL10.COM.>>Janine: IN TODAY’S HEALTH CAST A NEW STUDY CASTING DOUBT ON POPULAR DIET REGIMENS AIMED AT REDUCING THE RISK OF HEART OF DISEASE. IT ACTUALLY TURNS OUT OUT THAT THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET MAY NOT BE FOR EVERYONE. LOCAL10 HEALTH SPECIALIST KRISTI KRUEGER IS IN THE NEWSROOM WITH OUR HEALTH HEALTH CAST.>>Kristi: THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET FOCUSED ON PLANT-BASED FOOTS FOODS. PEOPLES ARE ALSO SUPPOSED TO CUT DOWN TO RED MEAT, EAT MORE FISH AND POULTRY, EVEN WINE, YOU BUT NUTRITIONISTS HAVE LONG PRAISED THE DIET AS A YOU NEW THE WAY TO KEEP YOUR HEART HEALTHY BUT A NEW STUDY SHOWED THE ONLY PEOPLE WHO BENEFIT FROM THIS DIET HAVE HIGHER INCOME AND IS HIGHER EDUCATIONS. RESEARCHERS IN ITALY ANALYZED MORE THAN 18,000 PEOPLE OVER A FIVE-YEAR PERIOD. THEY STUDIED THE INTAKE, THEIR COOKING METHODS, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND OTHER FACTOR THAT REALLY IMPACT HEART HEALTH. AFTER THAT FIVE-YEAR WINDOW RESEARCHERS CONCLUDED THAT THE DIET DID REDUCE THE RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE BUT ONLY FOR THE PEOPLE WITH HIGHER NEXTS AND HIGHER EDUCATION LEVELS. THE RESEARCHERS SAY THEY FIND NO REAL BENEFIT AT ALL FOR LOWER INCOME AND LESS EDUCATED PEOPLE. SO WHY DID THE RESEARCHERS THINK THEY GOT THESE CONCLUSIONS? IT SEEMS CRAZY, RIGHT? IT’S ALL ABOUT FOOD QUALITY, NOT FOOD QUANTITY. RESEARCHERS SAY PEOPLE WHO EARN MORE ARE MORE LIKELY TO BUY HIRE QUALITY INGREDIENTS, THINGS THAT ARE RICH IN MICRONUTRIENTS AND ANTI-OXIDANTS WHILE PEOPLE WITH LESS MONEY ARE ENDING HAVING TO BUY CHEAPER ITEMS THAT AREN’T

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