Eating the Med Way:

Decreases the risk of some forms of cancer.
Is more effective than a low-fat diet for weight loss in overweight and obese individuals.
Protects against cognitive decline by protecting the small blood vessels in the brain. 40% lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s when you eat the Med way.
May improve eye health including decreasing the risk of macular degeneration.
Decreases the risk of type 2 diabetes. In one study, the risk of developing type 2 diabetes was reduced by 52% when eating the Med way.
Can help manage blood pressure.
Can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) as much as 30–60%.