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Mediterranean diet has many health benefits, and may help control kids’ weight

Children who eat a Mediterranean-style diet may be less likely to be overweight or obese than kids who do not, a new study suggests. In the study, researchers looked at children ages 2 to 9 in eight European countries and found that those who were on a Mediterranean diet were 15 percent less likely to be overweight or obese than those who didn’t. The link held regardless of where the kids lived, the researchers said.
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