The most common type of healthy diet is the Mediterranean diet. Studies have proved that people in the Mediterranean region can attribute the secret of healthy living to their balanced diet and active lifestyles. Researches have also shown that not only does this diet alleviate chronic heart disease, it also increases life expectancy.
Today's habits show that most people prefer to eat fried, frozen, or tinned foods that contain saturated fats and sugar. Lifestyles often suggest that most people don't take the time to exercise. As a result, with an increased chance of heart disease, diabetes and cancers, many people are obese and unhealthy.
The Mediterranean diet plan does not reduce the food types that one eats. The diet advises wise choices regarding food. For starters, instead of tinned and frozen food, one should eat fresh fruit and vegetables. The food plan is based on the pyramid Mediterranean diet. According to him, cereals, grains, pasta, vegetables, legumes, beans, fruit, and nuts are food products to be included in a daily diet. These nutritious goods are a rich source of carbohydrates, fabrics, vitamins, minerals, and proteins. The recommended milk, yoghurt and cheese consumption, low to moderate, reduce excessive intake of saturated fats. Animal meat such as chicken and eggs shall be consumed regularly and red meat, several times a month. Fish is considered a better choice since it is high in nutrition.
This book covers the following topics:
- An Introduction to the Mediterranean Diet
- The Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet
- Breakfast Recipes
- Pork and Beef Recipes
- Poultry Recipes
- Snack and Dessert Recipes!
- Over 500 delicious and heartwarming recipes to choose from!