"Experts are finding a Mediterranean diet rich in fish, nuts, fruits, veggies, it lowers your cardiovascular risk. Young people who followed the diet closely had less risk of heart disease, and 43 percent were less likely to gain weight than those who did not follow the diet." (Via WZVN)
Researchers say, "If people want to pick just a couple things to change, avoiding fast food and sugary drinks would be key targets."
A study out of Harvard University backs up the claim that Meditterian diets help increase overall health and wellbeing.