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Benefits Of The Mediterranean Diet

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By Robert J. Matthews

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Reduces Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

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. 

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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.

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Lowers Risk of Stroke and Coronary Heart Disease in Women

Which aimed to identify risk factors for chronic illness through a large.

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Continuous study involving thousands of nurses, women who followed the Mediterranean diet had a reduced risk of coronary heart disease and stroke.

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Improves Gut Health

Those who adhered to the Mediterranean diet for a year demonstrated improved gastrointestinal health.

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Which may result in healthier aging, enhanced cognition, and decreased frailty, according to a European study of older adults.

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Lowers Risk of Dementia and Cognitive Decline

The Mediterranean Diet is correlated with a reduced likelihood of developing dementia and cognitive decline.

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