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The Mediterranean diet promotes heart health.

Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, even though a few lifestyle changes make most cases of heart disease easily preventable. Studies show that a traditional Mediterranean diet decreases death from coronary artery disease by 9 percent and lowers blood pressure, blood sugar, and triglyceride levels.

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