Scientists: Mediterranean diet helps prevent heart disease

A group of scientists from the United States conducted a study, during which studied the effect of the popular Mediterranean diet on heart health of people. Experts found out that this diet not only promotes effective weight loss, but also has a positive effect on the heart.

Scientists announced the results of the study at the conference of the American Association ASA, which is deeply plunged into the potential benefits of food in a Mediterranean style. The study showed that the Mediterranean diet which focuses on vegetables and seafood, has a positive effect on the heart.

Recall that the basis of the popular Mediterranean diet consists of vegetables, seafood, olive oil and wine. Also the emphasis is on green leafy vegetables, berries, bean products and poultry. Supporters of this diet should limit or eliminate consumption of cakes, sweets and fried everything.