Harvard Men's Health Watch

Scientifically proven diets that work

Heart-healthy diets emphasize fruits and vege-tables as a major source of daily calories.

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Substantial research proves the Mediterranean and DASH eating plans offer important health benefits for men.

Many diets promise weight loss, but if your priority is to prevent major chronic illnesses, the choices narrow. Only a handful are backed by extensive scientific evidence for health benefits of primary interest to men, like controlling blood pressure and preventing heart attacks and strokes.

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