Lung Cancer Risk 

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The benefits of a Mediterranean diet for promoting cognitive function, preventing cardiovascular disease, and maintaining strong bones have long been advocated by health professionals.

But Now, According to new research, sticking to this easy meal plan might even help your respiratory system.

According to a recent study published in the journal Frontiers in Nutrition this month, persons who ate a Mediterranean diet significantly reduced their risk of lung cancer.

Lung cancer is the second most frequent cancer in both men and women, according to the American Cancer Society (excluding skin cancer).

Olive oil, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds, and fish and seafood are some of the nutrient-dense foods included in the Mediterranean diet.

Omega-3 fatty acids, fibre, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants are all found in these foods, making them beneficial to the entire body.

It's unsurprising to learn that the Mediterranean diet may help maintain the lungs, as well as the heart and brain, healthy."

However  the study didn't prove that that diet prevents lung cancer; rather, it found that people who followed this eating pattern had a lower risk of developing the illness. The researchers found that eating a Mediterranean-style diet may be beneficial.

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