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Scientists Warn of Misleading Nutrition Advice on TikTok

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A growing body of research supports the Mediterranean diet as a healthy eating pattern that helps to prevent heart disease and other chronic health conditions. But a new study reveals that people browsing the popular social media platform TikTok for information about the diet are likely to find advice that is neither aligned with the Mediterranean diet nor particularly healthful.

“People will not be able to follow the Mediterranean diet unless they understand what it is and how to integrate it into their home food environment,” said Margaret Raber, DrPH, assistant professor in the Children ...