PREDIMED: Does Eating Nuts Prevent Strokes?

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DESCRIPTION: A randomized controlled trial found that a Mediterranean-type diet can dramatically lower the risk of subsequent heart attacks. How does it compare with plant-based diet data?

This is the second of a 6-part video series on the Mediterranean diet. For some historical backdrop, check out out the first one at Why Was Heart Disease Rare in the Mediterranean? ( Here’s the next four to come:
3. PREDIMED: Does Eating Nuts Prevent Strokes?
4. Which Parts of the Mediterranean Diet Extended Life? (
5. Do Flexitarians Live Longer? (
6. Improving on the Mediterranean Diet (

For more on Dr. Esselstyn’s amazing work:
• Heart Disease Starts in Childhood (
• Fully Consensual Heart Disease Treatment (
• Evidence-Based Medicine or Evidence-Biased? (
• Kempner Rice Diet: Whipping Us Into Shape (

If the short-chain plant-based omega-3s in flax seeds and walnuts appear so beneficial, what about the long-chain omega-3’s found in fish and fish oil? There are pros and cons. See, for example, Mercury vs. Omega-3s for Brain Development ( and Is Fish Oil Just Snake Oil? (

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