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Use of probiotics in the prevention and treatment of diarrhea in children

Functional foods consist one of the faster developing sectors of food industry. Apart of their nutritional value they have beneficial effect in human health.

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Mediterranean diet, ω-3 fatty acids and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease

Aim: Primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease constitute a high priority field in nutrition research.

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Mediterranean diet in a new perspective: A Systematic review for its benefits regarding mortality and cardiovascular disease and potential protective mechanisms

In the present review the basic characteristics of the Mediterranean diet (MD) as well as its protective actions with an emphasis on cardiovascular disease will be presented. Moreover, the suggested mechanisms through which MD exerts its bioprotective effects will be discussed.

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