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“Mediterranean diet” is a generic term based on the traditional eating habits in the countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea.
Even if eating styles slightly vary among these countries and even among regions within each country because of differences in culture, ethnic background, religion, economy, geography, and agricultural production, the main common factors define what is called “Mediterranean diet.”
“Mediterranean diet” is the only diet officially validated by the American Heart Association.
After being strictly vegetarian during more than 15 years in the 80's, I came back to what is one of the most ancient, healthy, proven, and enjoyable diet.
Lot of people use the title of doctor obtained from countless bogus universities.
I chose personally to receive a certification in "Mediterranean Diet" from the prestigious University of Athens (See below).
Along my personal experience and extensive studies, it gives me the expertise to present this diet and advice anyone who can profit from it. Don't hesitate to contact me about it if you want to experiment a perfectly balanced diet while enjoying your life!
This diet includes:
- Proportionally high consumption of olive oil, legumes, unrefined cereals, fruits, and vegetables.
- Moderate to high consumption of fish.
- Moderate consumption of dairy products (mostly as cheese and yogurt),
- Moderate wine consumption.
- Low consumption of non-fish meat products.
It can be summarized by the beautiful pyramid below.
Is the Mediterranean Diet a Healthy Way to Eat?
Year after year, the Mediterranean diet comes out on top in the U.S. News and World Report annual ranking of best diets. A panel of experts judges various eating plans and popular diets on criteria including how healthy they are, how well they work and how easy they are to follow.
The Mediterranean diet is also touted as one of the healthiest by many health organizations and dietitians.
Why recommending the Mediterranean Diet?
A Mediterranean-style diet can help you achieve the American Heart Association’s recommendations for a healthy dietary pattern that:
- Emphasizes vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans and legumes;
- Includes low-fat or fat-free dairy products, fish, poultry, non-tropical vegetable oils and nuts; and
- Limits added sugars, sugary beverages, sodium, highly processed foods, refined carbohydrates, saturated fats, and fatty or processed meats.
This style of eating can play a big role in preventing heart disease and stroke and reducing risk factors such as obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure. There is some evidence that a Mediterranean diet rich in virgin olive oil may help the body remove excess cholesterol from arteries and keep blood vessels open.
Are products all the same?
Several studies have demonstrated that Mediterranean diet has almost no impact on your health if you do not choose organic products.
The Mediterranean diet is very efficient and has a long term effect only if you can control the quality of the products and ingredients. It is always better to put your money here instead medications.
Can the Mediterranean Diet be used for weight loss?
However, to maintain a good and healthy balance, I strongly recommend to associate the 5:2 diet to your life.
I will be more than happy to advice about it while talking about your individual plan.
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