Mediterranean Diet Review

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

Eat, drink & be thin on the Mediterranean Diet!
 Your meal plan will consist of fruits, vegetables, fruits, fish, bread, pasta, potatoes, grains and some eggs. You will be using a lot of olive oil as it is the predominant oil of the Southern Mediterranean.

The diet is a rich source of essential fatty acids and antioxidants.

Drinking a glass of wine a day is the norm.

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Is it Safe and Effective?

YES. Most dieters lose 1 to 2 pounds per week.

Is there a Maintenance Plan?

YES. As with all the best plans, you are learning a new way to eat for life.

The Good

  • Variety of healthy foods
  • Helps prevent heart and circulatory diseases
  • No special diet foods or supplements
  • Physical activity encouraged
  • Moderate consumption of wine
  • Refines USDAs food pyramid

The Bad

  • Red meat is rarely eaten
  • Must enjoy cooking

What is the History of Mediterranean Diet?

It is modeled after the diets healthy eating habits found in Mediterranean countries – Spain, Greece and Italy. People of these countries have a lower incidence of heart disease. It could be because of the lower levels of saturated fat in their diet.