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A Mediterranean diet enhanced with extra-virgin olive oil or extra servings of nuts lowered the risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular events in people, study finds.

All roads lead to Rome when eating for heart health, a major study has found — or at least they point to the advantages of the Mediterranean diet for those at high risk for heart disease.

Researchers in Spain found that the Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil or nuts reduced incident of major cardiovascular events, according to a study published online today in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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