The 9 Dietary Components of The Mediterranean lifestyle
RESEARCHES LOOKED AT THE DIET OF A POPLUATION OF 22,000 PEOPLE IN GREECE. AND FOUND THAT THEIR DIET IMPACTED ON HOW MUCH CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE OR CANCER WAS IN THE POPULATION. in their research THEY APPOINTED A POINT SYSTEM FOR THE DIET OF THAT POPULATION. THE METHOD LOOKED AT 9 CATEGORIES OF FOOD. THIS IS SHOWN below. AND ASSIGNED A SCORE OF 0 OR 1 for each. IF YOU EAT THAT CATEGORY IN THE AMOUNT SHOWN EVERY DAY THEN YOU SCORE A POINT OF 1. IF NOT THEN ITS A 0. A 2 POINT IMPROVEMENT FROM 5 TO 7 infers A 25% REDUCTION IN DEATH DUE TO CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND CANCER
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