The Health Benefits of Eating The Mediterranean Way
Posted Mar 21 2009 6:15am
THERE ARE SO MANY WONDERFUL BENEFITS OF EATING THE MEDITERRANEAN WAY. FOR ONE, HEALTH PROBLEMS JUST SEEM TO DISAPPEAR WHILE EATING THIS WAY. YOU FEEL SO MUCH BETTER, HEALTHIER WITH MORE ENERGY THAN YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH! ACCORDING TO THE MAYO CLINIC: The Mediterranean diet is thought to reduce your risk of heart disease. In fact, a 2007 study conducted in the United States found that both men and women who consumed a Mediterranean diet lowered their risk of death from both heart disease and cancer.
Key components of the Mediterranean diet include:
Eating a generous amount of fruits and vegetables
Consuming healthy fats such as olive oil and canola oil
Eating small portions of nuts
Drinking red wine, in moderation, for some
Consuming very little red meat
Eating fish on a regular basis
ITS VERY EASY TO FOLLOW, AND THE FOOD CHOICES ARE NUMEROUS. THIS ALONG WITH EXERCISE, AND YOU WILL BE ON YOUR WAY TO A THINNER, HEALTHIER, MORE VITAL YOU!!!!