Food & WineLive Like an Italian to Stave off Health Problems Experts say the Italian diet isn't the only helpful component... This article, written by Sarah Knapton, appears on The Telegraph… Live like an Italian to combat major health problems, say experts Doctors should prescribe nuts, olive oil and vegetables instead of statins or beta-blockers and encourage patients to live like an Italian to combat major health problems, experts have said. Read more at The Telegraph… Follow us on Twitter to receive more food, travel and stories. Share Written By Sarah Knapton, Science Editor August 4, 2016 Image Credit iStock Share your favorite recipe, and we may feature it on our website. Join the conversation, and share recipes, travel tips and stories.