8 Best Heart-Healthy Mediterranean Diet Foods

– Olive oil is a key part of the Mediterranean diet, used in cooking and dressings. – It's not just tasty, but also good for your heart.

Olive Oil 

– Fish is a healthy protein source with good fats, great for the heart. – Oily fish like salmon and tuna are rich in omega-3 fats, which help your heart.


They're rich in fiber, potassium, and vitamin K, which regulate blood pressure and improve blood clotting. 

Leafy Greens 

The Mediterranean diet includes whole grains (like pasta and couscous), which are better for your heart than refined grains. 

Whole Grain 

They contain lycopene, an antioxidant that protects arteries and is linked to better cholesterol levels. 


– Beans are a flexible protein source and a big part of the Mediterranean diet. – They have fiber that helps lower cholesterol.


Regular nut consumption is good for your heart, and they're rich in antioxidants. 

Nuts & Seeds 

They're full of potassium, vitamin C, and fiber, which maintain healthy blood pressure and arteries. 


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