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The benefits of a Mediterranean diet

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Donna Bacchi, MD MPH

Donna Bacchi, MD, MPH, chair of Upstate’s Public Health and Preventive Medicine Department, joins us for another edition of ‘Public Health Today’.  Dr. Bacchi discusses findings from a recent study of the Mediterranean diet, which shows that eating a well rounded diet and staying away from sweets, lowers the risk of heart disease and stroke.  Read the study: Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease with a Mediterranean Diet