Ann Nutr Food Sci | Volume 2, Issue 2 | Review Article | Open Access

The Mediterranean Diet: An Update

Mohammed H Moghadasian1,2*, Narsis Afqari3, Todd C Rideout4, Francesca Bonomini5, Gaia Favero5 and Rita Rezzani5

1Department of Food & Human Nutritional Sciences, University of Manitoba, Canada
2Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine, St. Boniface Hospital Research Centre, Canada
3Department of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Canada
4Department of Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
5Department of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, University of Brescia, Italy

*Correspondance to: Mohammed Moghadasian 

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In this short communication, attempts have been made to provide an update on the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet. A historical view as well as current evidence on the impact of such diet and lifestyle on a number of chronic disorders including cardiovascular abnormalities, weight management, cancer prevention, nervous system disorders and others has been summarized and discussed.


Mediterranean Diet; Cardiovascular disease; Lifestyle; Physical activity; Cancer; Nervous system


Moghadasian MH, Afqari N, Rideout TC, Bonomini F, Favero G, Rezzani R. The Mediterranean Diet: An Update. Ann Nutr Food Sci. 2018; 2(2): 1019.

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