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Mediterranean diet 'could prevent 19,000 deaths a year in UK'

Major study of eating habits concludes diet rich in olive oil, fruits and vegetables could cut heart attack and stroke deaths Thousands of deaths from heart disease and stroke could be prevented if everybody ate a Mediterranean diet, a major study of the UK’s eating habits has shown. The health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, rich in olive oil and fruits and vegetables, are well-known, but the study is the first to look at it in the real world of the UK.
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