Facts About a Mediterranean Diet

Mediterranean Diet Promotes Heart Health 1 of 10

The Mediterranean diet is a diet that not only promotes weight loss, but also increased heart health. It works by lowering the consumption of bad fats and cholesterol while increasing the consumption of heart-healthy grains, fruit, and vegetables. Your heart gets a nice, healthy kick-start. Some common foods included on the Mediterranean diet are:

  • Salmon
  • Feta cheese
  • Spinach
  • Kidney beans
  • Chickpeas
  • Olive oil