By. Robert j. Maatthews
People who eat a Mediterranean-style diet and exercise more have been shown to lose weight.
Some studies have shown that people on this diet lost weight or were less likely to be overweight or obese.
Eating a healthy diet like the Mediterranean diet, which includes lots of plant foods and healthy fats, and limits red meats.
This diet can help lower the chances of heart disease and stroke by improving blood cholesterol, lowering blood pressure, and reducing inflammation.
Research suggests that this eating style may lower your chances of getting Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
Eating a healthy diet like the Mediterranean diet can help your gut because it avoids foods that cause inflammation and damage cells.
This diet includes lots of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains that have prebiotic fiber, which is good for your gut bacteria.