Mediterranean Diet the Fountain of Youth?

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The Mediterranean diet could help you live a longer, healthier life, according to a new study.

"Women with healthier dietary patterns at midlife were 40 percent more likely to survive to age 70 or over," said lead researcher Cecilia Samieri, a postdoctoral fellow who conducted the study while at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

The researchers studied more than 10,000 women over a period of about 15 years. They stayed healthy and didn't have diseases like cancer, stroke, heart disease, and diabetes.

The diet consists of foods like vegetables, whole grains, fish, poultry, beans, nuts, and olive oil. Those on the diet also consumed less red and processed meats, along with less alcohol.

The study is published in the Nov. 5 edition of the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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