Health Benefits Of The Mediterranean Diet

By.  Robert j. Maatthews

People who eat a Mediterranean-style diet and exercise more have been shown to lose weight. 

Weight Loss

Some studies have shown that people on this diet lost weight or were less likely to be overweight or obese.

Weight Loss

Eating a healthy diet like the Mediterranean diet, which includes lots of plant foods and healthy fats, and limits red meats.

Cancer Prevention

This diet can help lower the chances of heart disease and stroke by improving blood cholesterol, lowering blood pressure, and reducing inflammation.

Heart Disease Prevention

Research suggests that this eating style may lower your chances of getting Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

Improved Brain Function

Eating a healthy diet like the Mediterranean diet can help your gut because it avoids foods that cause inflammation and damage cells.

Gut Health

This diet includes lots of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains that have prebiotic fiber, which is good for your gut bacteria.

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