According to the journal Acta-Paediatrica, following a Mediterranean diet may improve adolescents' academic performance, and the effect may relate to sleep quality. In a recent study, 269 adolescents from 38 secondary schools and sports clubs adhered to the Mediterranean diet. The observation revealed that the regime was positively associated with their academic grades and verbal ability. According to the researchers, adherence to the Mediterranean diet could indirectly influence some academic performance variables through its effects on sleep quality.
Mediterranean diet is said to benefit the gut health too. It is diet rich in vegetables, fermented milk and fruits that help keep your gut healthy.