6 Health Benefits of the Mediterranean diet

6 Health Benefits of the Mediterranean diet

June 7, 2022

By Ashwani Kumar

What is a Mediterranean Diet?

A Mediterranean diet is based on eating plenty of traditional fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans, legumes, seeds, whole grains, and olive oil.

Weight Loss

It focuses on eating whole, fresh, nutrient-rich, and low-calorie foods that promote healthy and sustainable weight loss.

Heart Health

According to a study, the Mediterranean diet can prevent 30% of heart attacks and deaths from cardiovascular disease in high-risk people.

Prevent Diabetes

The  Mediterranean diet can decrease the risk of Type 2 diabetes due to its  fiber-rich content that controls blood glucose levels due to its slow  absorption rate.

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Cognitive Decline & alzheimer's Disease

The  Mediterranean diet has been found to slow cognitive decline, improve brain functions and significantly reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

Prevents Cancer

The Mediterranean diet protects against certain cancers like breast and prostate cancer. It might be mainly due to higher consumption of fruits, vegetables and whole grains.

Reduces Cholesterol

The healthy fats source of the Mediterranean diet help reduces the level of total cholesterol, low-density lipoproteins, and triglycerides.

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