By Robert J. Matthews
A Mediterranean diet can aid in the prevention of obesity and type 2 diabetes, both of which are associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, and other complications.
According to a review of five studies, obese or overweight individuals who followed the Mediterranean diet lost as much or more weight than those who followed low-carb, low-fat, or other diets.
Which aimed to identify risk factors for chronic illness through a large.
Continuous study involving thousands of nurses, women who followed the Mediterranean diet had a reduced risk of coronary heart disease and stroke.
Those who adhered to the Mediterranean diet for a year demonstrated improved gastrointestinal health.
Which may result in healthier aging, enhanced cognition, and decreased frailty, according to a European study of older adults.
The Mediterranean Diet is correlated with a reduced likelihood of developing dementia and cognitive decline.