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Studies confirmed that this kind of diet may help reduce the risk of heart disease. With low in saturated fats, rich in fiber and other essential nutrients along with healthy lifestyles – these can be great combination to keep you far away from risk factors of cardiovascular diseases such as high cholesterol (low in HDL and high in LDL), high blood pressure (hypertension), and high blood sugar.
Even if compared with low-fat diet, Mediterranean diet may have much more healthy advantages, particularly when it comes to lower the risk of cardiovascular disease – according to the PREDIMED research.
Other studies also found that this diet is a good way to help reduce the risk of metabolic syndrome.
Sticking with the whole package of Mediterranean diet may help release stress, too. For instance, people who get used to eating together with family are likely to have a good stress management and also able to influence /invite their kids to make a better food choice.
So this diet also can help drive children to eating right. Kids who early learn in their life to eat a wide variety of foods are likely to become enjoyable in practicing a healthy dietary pattern for their adulthood.