Eat Like the Mediterraneans: 8 Staples
The Mediterranean diet with its balance of healthy fats, fresh fruit, veggies, and whole grains, has already proven to have many health benefits. But in a recent study, results suggest that those eating in accordance to the Mediterranean diet were less likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than those who did not. And not necessarily due to weight control, rather how the dietary characteristics (like olive oil) can play a vital role in reducing cholesterol, blood glucose and insulin levels. Even drinking red wine in moderation has a place.
So with many people trying this heart-healthy diet, it's definitely one to consider. Click through for eight Mediterranean staples.