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Mediterranean Diet's Health Benefits Go Far Beyond Weight Loss

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The Mediterranean diet has been proven to help with weight loss. But the benefits aren't limited to weight loss. People who follow the Mediterranean diet may notice increased heart health, greater digestive ability, better long term health, and diabetes prevention. It can also improve your skin and energy throughout the day.

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