Meetings continue between MAGISNAT and Fondazione Policlinico Agostino Gemelli IRCCS, Rome, Italy, regarding important foods in the Mediterranean diet.
In particular, this week there was a focus on Mediterranean legumes and garlic.
Being composed of polyphenols and flavonoids, garlic has been shown to possess anti-inflammatory, immunomodulatory, cardioprotective, anticancer, antidiabetic, anti-obesity, antihypertensive, antibiotic, and antioxidant properties.
Instead, Mediterranean legumes have numerous health benefits: for example, they reduce the risk of suffering from hypertension, type 2 diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular diseases, stroke, and dyslipidemia.
In addition, legumes reduce oxidative stress and promote gut microbial diversity and colon health.
Two basic foods that must be present in our diet.
*Disclaimer: None of the information reported can be used to claim the properties of dietary supplements. Dietary supplements do not possess any therapeutic or preventive properties.
The main objective of this meeting was discuss the the importance of consuming typical food of the Mediterranean diet:
*“None of the reported studies or the patent can be used to claim the properties of dietary supplements. Dietary supplements do not possess any therapeutic or preventive properties.”
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