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The Mediterranean Diet Study

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Bad Science, Worse Journalism

It's all over the news: a new study "proves" that the Mediterranean Diet saves lives, reducing cardiovascular events by 30%. I

Except the study said no such thing. And the "low fat" diet used as a comparison was anything but.

Howard Jacobson, PhD, contributing author to "Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition" critiques the Mediterranean Diet study.

Caveat comestor! (Let the eater beware!)