Every country boasts of its food being health and boosting energy levels, both mental and physical. But according to researchers, eating a Mediterranean diet is good for the mind as well as the body and improves a person's quality of life.
The study found that the consumption of oil-rich Mediterranean foods, such as fish and seafood, helps to improve overall well-being. For years the region's diet has been associated with superior physical health.
Eating a Mediterranean diet is good for the mind as well as the body and improves a person's quality of life, according to researchers [Photo: Corbis / Daily Mail]
But scientists have now linked its consumption to improved mental and physical health too.
A Mediterranean diet, which is characterized by a regular intake of fruit, vegetables, pulses, fish, olive oil and nuts, has been proven to lessen the chances of chronic illness.
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