Rapeseed oil, fish, veggies, whole grains, and berries are the primary ingredients of the Nordic diet

The diet can help in preventing obesity and reducing the risk of high cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease

Research on the Nordic diet has until now mainly been associated with the positive health effect of the diet after losing weight

Research on the Nordic diet has until now mainly been associated with the positive health effect of the diet after losing weight

The Nordic diet group became significantly healthier after 6 months, with reduced cholesterol levels, reduced levels of both unsaturated and saturated fat in the blood

A possible reason for these health benefits could be the unique fat composition found in a Nordic diet instead of just from weight loss

The recommended foods of the Nordic diet include veggies such as root vegetables, onions, cabbage, beans, and peas

Seeds, nuts, whole grains, shellfish, and fish, as well as vegetable oils made from flax seed, sunflower, or rapeseed are recommended as well