Benefits Of The Mediterranean Diet
A Recent study revealed that those who follow a traditional ‘Mediterranean‘ diet are 47% less likely to go on to develop heart disease and other conditions including obesity..
In the Daily Mail Online, a report revealed how the popular ‘Med diet’ was studied in Athens and shown that those who stuck to the diet that includes; ‘fresh fruit and veg, olive oil, fish, nuts and beans and the obligatory glass of red wine were 47% less likely to develop heart disease over a period of 10 years.
The Harokopio University in Athens are the first to provide a study of the effects of the med diet in the general population.
This information was sourced from health information from adults between the ages of 18 to 89 between 2001 to 2012.
The study showed that those who didn’t our of those who one in five men and 12% of women either developed or died from heart and/or cardiovascular diseases and conditions.
It goes without saying that a diet like this is beneficial to everyone — young and old and will stand you in good stead for a long, healthy life
Those who followed the diet more strictly were associated with 47% less chance of going on to develop heart disease.
This was excluding any other contributing risk factors including BMI (body mass index), family history, whether or not he/she smoked, any existing conditions, age or gender.
Health Benefits Of The Mediterranean Diet
As well as helping to prevent heart disease, the med diet is recognised for its benefits to weight loss, its ability to maintain healthy blood pressure levels and lower harmful levels of blood cholesterol.
Earlier research has shown that following the traditional Mediterranean diet is linked to weight loss, reduced risk of diabetes, lower blood pressure and lower blood cholesterol levels, in addition to reduced risk of heart disease.*
In today’s busy lifestyles its not always easy to eat well – so we gain weight and become quite unhealthy as a result.
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