Cardiologist Miquel Fiol is one of the great scholars of the almond of Mallorca. Doctor Miquel Fiol was recognized by the Regulatory Council of the IGP Almendra de Mallorca for his research work on the benefits of almonds against various diseases.
Fiol has extensive research experience as Scientific Director of the Institute for Health Research Illes Balears (IdISBa) since the creation of the Institute in December 2013; principal investigator of the Predimed study (PREvención con Dieta MEDiterránea) and CIBERobn (Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red – Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición) since 2003. In addition, he is deputy director of the University Institute of Health Sciences Research (IUNICS) of the University of the Balearic Islands since March 2018.
Conclusions of their analysis A high intake of nuts is associated with a reduction in cardiovascular disease, cancer, all-cause mortality, and mortality due to respiratory disease, diabetes, and infections.