Tomatoes include lycopene, an antioxidant that lowers blood pressure, reduces the risk of metabolic syndrome and stroke, and improves heart health.
Loma Linda residents love avocados for their health benefits. National Geographic says avocados decrease cholesterol and have 30% more potassium than bananas.
Okinawans regularly eat garlic. Garlic is one of "nature's most powerful remedies," according to National Geographic. It reduces the risk of age-related disorders.
Despite their high carbohydrate content, white potatoes assist Ikarians control and avoid diabetes and keep blood pressure low.
Olive oil helps manage weight, lowers blood pressure, reduces cancer risk, and is anti-inflammatory.
Salmon's omega-3 fatty acids help with heart health, lessen the risk of cardiovascular disease, and minimise chronic inflammation.
Whole wheat and live lactobacilli go into their sourdough. This decreases the glycemic index, so you'll feel full longer and avoid blood sugar spikes.
Red wine's antioxidants and polyphenols are heart-healthy.
Black beans' fibre and antioxidants help manage diabetes, prevent cancer, and cut heart disease risk.