There is evidence that the Mediterranean diet can lower the chance of death from any cause in both men and women.
People who follow a Mediterranean diet are less likely to be overweight or have type 2 diabetes.
These two conditions can cause heart disease, stroke, and other health issues.
The results showed that women who stuck to a Mediterranean diet were less likely to get coronary heart disease and stroke than women who didn't.
This can help people age more healthily, think more clearly, and be less fragile.
People who follow the Mediterranean diet are less likely to get dementia and other brain problems.
Men get colorectal cancer three times more often than women. For women, it's the second most common cancer.
People with high blood pressure are more likely to have heart disease and stroke.
If you follow the Mediterranean diet, your blood pressure will go down, which lowers those major health risks.