Sangati Jogwar

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  • A new diet is currently in vogue.
  • The Atlantic diet helps you to drop bad cholesterol and promote good cholesterol.

A new diet is currently in vogue. After intermittent fasting, the Mediterranean diet, the Keto diet, and so many other fad diets now Atlantic diet is currently trending among diet-conscious people. So what exactly is this diet all about and is it effective in lowering belly fat?

Studies indicate that the Atlantic diet has many things in common with the Mediterranean diet. It mainly emphasises consuming seasonal, fresh, and local foods including vegetables, fruits, fish, olive oil, cereals, and dairy products. Apart from helping you lose weight, the Atlantic diet also helps you to drop bad cholesterol and promote good cholesterol. Thus, it has been found to offer multiple health benefits.

What does the study say about the Atlantic diet?

JAMA Network Open published a study on the Atlantic diet made in Spain on around 200 families. These families followed the Atlantic diet for 6 months and reported that their cholesterol levels, fasting glucose levels, blood pressure, and body weight had improved. It was also observed that those who followed this type of diet had a very low chance of getting metabolic syndrome.

The diet stresses you to include seasonal, minimally processed local food made by using healthy cooking techniques like stewing, grilling, baking, and boiling.

Health benefits of Atlantic diet

More often, the intention behind following a particular diet is to lose weight and improve health. The Atlantic diet offers both as it helps you sustainably achieve your ideal weight.

It also lowers the metabolic syndrome risk thereby reducing the symptoms of diabetes, stroke, heart disease, and other related health conditions. The Atlantic diet is extremely beneficial to those who are already suffering from health issues like high blood sugar, high cholesterol, hypertension, and obesity.

By following the Atlantic diet regularly, you can improve your chances of living a healthy and better life. The JAMA study confirms that this type of diet controls the risk factors thereby reducing your chances of getting heart disease, brain stroke, and other serious diseases.