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Improve Your Heart Health With A Mediterranean Diet
Posted: 9/14/2014 12:00 AM by
A Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil, nuts, fish, beans, fruits, vegetables and even wine has been shown in multiple studies to reduce the risks of heart disease. Studies were commissioned because years of evidence pointing to lower risk of heart disease among people from Mediterranean countries like Italy and France, however, scientists needed to rule out other factors than diet. You can
read the details of one such study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine here.
The Mediterranean diet includes consumption of olive oil, legumes, unrefined cereals, fruits, and vegetables, fish, moderate consumption of cheese and yogurt, moderate wine consumption, and low consumption of meat and meat products. Eating foods like this can help to lower cholesterol and reduce overall risks that contribute to heart disease.
When you eat healthy foods, you will find that you have increased energy and fewer health problems. Eating right, along with consuming plenty of water can help with weight loss as well.
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