Mediterranean Diet with EVOO Outperforms Low-Fat Diet for Weight Loss

New research shows a high-fat Mediterranean diet with extra virgin olive oil increases weight loss in people with chronic health conditions.

Fat has long been considered the evil enemy in the human diet. Largely because it has been perceived as a causative factor in the growing obesity epidemic. Being that it has a higher nutrient density compared to proteins and carbohydrates – one gram fat equating to nine calories, protein and carbohydrates only four calories per gram – it’s an easy assumption to make.

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