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Study: Mediterranean diet cuts depression

October 6, 2009 12:32:15 AM PDT
A study found that a Mediterranean diet cuts depression likelihood.A study shows that people are less likely to become depressed if you eat a Mediterranean diet, a diet that is rich in vegetables, fruits, nuts, whole grains and fish.

Spanish researchers studied 11,000 people and found that those who followed the Mediterranean diet had a more than 30 percent reduction in the risk of depression.

The Mediterranean diet has been linked to reduced risk heart disease, stroke and type-two diabetes and cancer.

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