Top Foods For The Heart-healthy Mediterranean Diet

Olive oil is an important part of the Mediterranean diet and is used for many things, from cooking to putting on salads.

1. Olive oil

Eating it is not only tasty, but it also does great things for your heart.

You can get healthy fats and energy from fish, which makes it a great food for both a Mediterranean diet and a heart-healthy diet.

2. Fish

Omega-3 fats are found in large amounts in oily fish like salmon and tuna.

Leafy greens are one of the most nutrient-dense foods, which means they have a lot of good nutrients but not many calories.

3. Leafy greens

This may not come as a surprise. They have a lot of fiber, potassium, and vitamin K, all of which help keep blood pressure in check and make it easier for blood to clot.

The Mediterranean diet is not a low-carb diet, but it does focus on whole grains and other healthy carbs.

4. Whole grains

Whole grains have more fiber and nutrients that are good for your heart than refined carbs.

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