Mediterranean diet: Dr. Marc shares recipes for a healthy heart

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We've heard a lot about the Mediterranean diet when it comes to weight loss. Now, several new studies show it's also the best diet for your heart, and it can even reduce your risk of cancer.

Dr. Marc Gillinov, a heart surgeon from the Cleveland Clinic, is visiting Fox 8 News today to explain the benefits of that diet. He says there are several options for every meal. Those include:

Breakfast Options:
Vegetable Omelet
Overnight Steel Cut Oats
Fruit and Yogurt parfaits

Lunch Options
Fresh Mediterranean Bulgur Salad
Quinoa with Tomatoes, Mangoes and Toasted Almonds
Roasted Italian Vegetable Pasta Salad
Crunchy Bistro Lentil Salad

Dinner Options
Mediterranean Pork Penne
Roasted Chicken with Root Vegetables
Bulgur Wheat Salad with Roasted Red Peppers, Pine Nuts and Raisins
Warm Cannellini Bean Salad with Salmon and Citrus Vinaigrette