Science may have finally discovered why the Mediterranean diet is so good for losing weight

Staff writer
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It's no secret that people who eat a Mediterranean diet, or a diet high in fruits, veg, fish and whole grains seem to stay fitter.

But the science as to why that is has always been a bit murky.

Now a new study published in the journal Obesity may have finally figured out the reason why.

How was the study conducted and what did it discover?

Find out more in the video above.