The Mediterranean Diet is a widely respected and highly acclaimed diet based on the food and lifestyles common to the people of Greece, Crete and coastal Italy.The Mediterranean Diet has garnered significant attention from both the public and the medical community, including endorsement by the Mayo Clinic. In addition to being a healthy, extremely effective way of losing weight, the Mediterranean diet is considered an effective means of avoiding or reversing many health issues, such as obesity, pre-Diabetes, and cardiovascular issues.The Mediterranean diet encourages meals which consist largely of healthy foods such as whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables, olive oil and other healthy fats, fish and seafood, nuts, legumes and dairy products. Meat and poultry are kept to a minimum, and foods are prepared in ways that maximize their health benefit, including sautAcing, broiling, roasting and grilling.The Mediterranean diet focuses on healthy ingredients and preparation, rather than reducing what you eat or counting calories. The biggest difference with respect to other diets is that the Mediterranean diet leaves one feeling comfortably full, rather than hungry, as most diets do. As a result, adherents to the Mediterranean diet are more successful in losing and maintaining their ideal weight, and enjoy higher energy, more restful sleep, and better overall health.Extensively researched, The Mediterranean Diet explains the fundamental concepts of the Mediterranean diet in easy-to-understand language, and provides expert tips, guidelines, recipes, and even meal plans for maximizing your success in achieving your ideal weight and health.Yogurt. Sauce. and. Homemade. Pita. Chips. Roasting eggplant softens it and adds a smoky flavor. This dip is reminiscent of Lebanese baba ghanoush, and the yogurt dip is much like Greek tzatziki. For added nutrition, include raw vegetablesanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Mediterranean Diet: Unlocking the Secrets to Health and Weight Loss the Mediterranean Way|
|Publisher||:||Callisto Media Inc - 2011-10-13|