This Diet May Reduce Your Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

Mediterranean diet

emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, fish, and healthy fats like olive oil.

DASH diet

emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean protein, and low-fat dairy while reducing salt intake.

Vegetarian or vegan diet

emphasizes plant-based foods, which can lower blood pressure and cholesterol.

Portfolio diet

emphasizes cholesterol-lowering foods like plant sterols, nuts, and fiber.

Nordic diet

emphasizes whole grains, berries, vegetables, fatty fish, and canola oil.

Low-carb diet

can lower triglycerides and increase good cholesterol levels.

Japanese diet

emphasizes fish, vegetables, soy, and green tea.

Flexitarian diet

emphasizes a plant-based diet with occasional meat or animal products.

Ornish diet

emphasizes a low-fat, plant-based diet.