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Too Good to be True

The Mediterranean diet does not protect against consuming junk food!

A large, geographically diverse study using a simple food frequency questionnaire found those consuming more Mediterranean foods experienced a lower risk of major adverse cardiovascular events than those reporting fewer such foods. However, contrary to many headlines, the Mediterranean dietary pattern did not protect against eating a lot of junk food!

PositiveTip: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is--even in nutrition and health.