The Mediterranean diet is rich in fresh vegetables and fruit, and fish, and switching to it at any time in life can have health benefits, researchers say.

Switch to Mediterranean diet boosts good bacteria, curbs harmful ones, even if you’ve been on a bad diet all your life

  • An experiment in which a group of elderly subjects swapped a bland, restricted diet for a Mediterranean one showed why it is beneficial – it changes the gut
  • Production of microbes linked to better brain function rises, while that of microbes linked to increased frailty falls
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The Mediterranean diet is rich in fresh vegetables and fruit, and fish, and switching to it at any time in life can have health benefits, researchers say.
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