Mediterranean Diet Healthier, Not Cheaper

The Mediterranean diet may be healthier than the typical Western diet, but it's more expensive, too, a Spanish study found. Spaniards who ate greater proportions of olive oil, fish, and vegetables spent nearly a dollar more per 1,000 kilocalorie of energy than those who consumed more red meat, processed meat, and dairy foods, according to Maira Bes-Rastrollo, of the University of Navrra. "Our results are consistent with previous studies that have shown low-energy-density diets, specifically of...Full Story
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