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A Mediterranean diet WON'T stave off dementia or boost concentration in old age No evidence that eating plenty of fruit, veg and oily fish boosts concentration in old age, say French expertsUntil now, theory has been that diet prevents the blood vessels that supply the brain becoming blocked By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 17:33 GMT, 25 January 2013 | UPDATED: 00:50 GMT, 26 January 2013 A Mediterranean diet does little for the brain and won’t prevent dementia, researchers claim.

"Wonder pill" harnessing the health secret of the Mediterranean diet could cut the risk of strokes and heart attacks and fight cancer

A daily tomato pill to cut heart attacks: Drug 'boosts blood flow and artery health' Ateronon pill contains chemical in tomato skin hailed for unclogging arteries Further trials show it also boosts blood vessel efficiency and blood flowFirst time the key health benefit of Mediterranean diet has been pin-pointed Researchers believe the pill could save millions of lives around the world By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 18:20 GMT, 6 January 2013 | UPDATED: 00:18 GMT, 7 January 2013 No one would much like the idea of eating 6lb of tomatoes a day.

Yet another good reason to tuck into that salad: Eating tomatoes could ward off depression

Yet another good reason to tuck into that salad: Eating tomatoes could ward off depression Eating tomatoes just a few times a week could halve a person’s chances of suffering the bluesContain antioxidant chemicals thought to protect against some diseasesBut other fruits and vegetables do not have the same benefits, the Chinese study found | UPDATED: 18:21 GMT, 4 December 2012 The humble tomato could play a crucial role in warding off depression, according to a new study.

Just two years on a Mediterranean diet in mid-life could protect your bones in old age

Just two years on Mediterranean diet in mid-life could protect your bones in old age People eating more olive oil had higher levels of the hormone osteocalcin in their blood – ta marker linked to better bone strength | UPDATED: 16:34 GMT, 16 August 2012 Swapping to a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil could help protect your bones in later life, claim researchers.

Avocado diet "triples chance of success" for couples undergoing IVF

Avocado diet 'triples chance of success' for couples undergoing IVF | UPDATED: 06:59 GMT, 4 July 2012 The study says Mediterranean foods like avocado can enhance fertility Eating avocados and dressing salads with olive oil could help women trying to have a baby through IVF, researchers claim.

Eating a Mediterranean diet "improves quality of life as well as mental and physical health"

Eating a Mediterranean diet 'improves quality of life as well as mental and physical health' Consumption of oil-rich Mediterranean foods, such as fish and seafood, helps to improve overall well-beingOf the 11,000 students surveyed over a four-year period, scientists found those who stuck to the diet scored far higher on quality of life questionnaire | UPDATED: 15:11 GMT, 30 May 2012 Eating a Mediterranean diet is good for the mind as well as the body and improves a person's quality of life, according to researchers.

Keeping up-to-date with current affairs will make you live longer, says study

Reading MailOnline will make you live longer (OK, any news media will do), says study People who use mass media have healthier dietsExperts hope findings will help develop more effective health strategies People who keep up-to-date with current affairs are more health-conscious and will live longer, say scientists.

Mediterranean diet helps you live longer – even if you take it up at 70

Mediterranean diet helps you live longer – even if you take it up at 70 The traditional diet favoured in Greece, Spain and Italy provides a great health boost no matter when you switch Ever since the 1950s, studies have found a Mediterranean diet, packed with vegetables, fish and olive oil, can improve health. Now a study from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden suggests even older people who stick to the diet can increase their life expectancy by upto three years.