Medical Xpress reports on UMaine/University of South Australia study of Mediterranean diet

Medical Xpress picked up a University of Maine new release highlighting a study by UMaine and University of South Australia researchers that found that adhering to a Mediterranean diet can lower blood pressure for older adults in the U.S. and reduce the incidence of cardiovascular disease. Among those involved in the research: Fayeza Ahmed, assistant professor of psychology and associate director of the Maine-Syracuse Longitudinal Study (MSLS), Benjamin Guenther, lecturer and project statistician, and Merrill Elias, professor emeritus and founding investigator of MSLS.