Gut Check! Two Mediterranean Diet Studies

In conclusion, these two outstanding studies support the fact that (1) it is not the quantity of calories per se that matters but the quality of the diet and (2) even in subjects of advanced age, adherence to a MedDiet is rapidly associated with different metabolic effects and reduced disease risk factors.

Mediterranean diet, gut microbiota and health: when age and calories do not add up!

 

3 thoughts on “Gut Check! Two Mediterranean Diet Studies

  1. Very interesting, contrasting food quality versus quantity.

    I have moved to pretty much a Mediterranean diet. Though I do eat a lot of dairy products. I’m wondering if they would be causing harm. Mostly in the form of milk, cheese, yogurt, cottage cheese, and kefir.

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