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Mediterranean Diet Recipes: Apple Walnut Gorgonzola Salad

Apple, Walnut and Gorgonzola Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

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I love salads that are a meal in themselves.  This Mediterranean Diet twist on a Waldorf salad fits the bill wonderfully.  Nutritionally, it has it all:  Fruits and vegetables (including...

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Mediterranean Diet Recipes: Scallops with Pesto

Pan-Fried Scallops with Hand-Chopped Pesto

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Pan-Fried Scallops with Hand-Chopped Pesto is my favorite Mediterranean Diet recipe creation of the summer.  It is a decadent mix of seafood, fresh basil, garlic, parmesan cheese and a lot...

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Mediterranean Diet Recipes: Falafel

Falafel (Chickpea Patties with Sesame, Cilantro and Parsley) – Egypt

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I have been looking for the perfect Falafel recipe for about ten years now.  There have been some horrible failures and some pretty good successes.  I finally have found the...

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Mediterranean Diet Smoothie Recipe

Mango Strawberry Smoothie with Greek Yogurt (Greek island of Yum)

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I love the fact that this sweet, thick, fruity shake is also an anti-inflammatory packed with anti-oxidants and all the nutrients you need for a filling, nutritious breakfast.  It is...

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7 Mediterranean Diet Breakfast Recipes

The most asked question about the Mediterranean Diet is: “What do they eat for Breakfast?”.  It’s easy to see why there is confusion.  I probably have over 100 different cookbooks from all over the Mediterranean and rarely is there a section on breakfast.  If you look on-line you will often find “Mediterranean Breakfasts”, but they are often far from what is actually eaten there.  Here are  7 of our favorite traditional Mediterranean breakfasts.

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Reflux and the Mediterranean Diet

Tired of Prilosec? Mediterranean Diet works as well or better with only positive side effects (study).

A recent study showed that a modified Mediterranean Diet was as effective or more effective in healing reflux then protein pump inhibitors (prilosec, nexium, prevacid, etc.)

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Why the Mediterranean Diet: My Story

The Mediterranean Diet has drastically changed my life over the last 14 years.

I was brought up during the crazy dieting of the 70’s by a Mom who was constantly trying anything to lose weight and feel better.  From Weight Watchers to Overeaters Anonymous to the cabbage soup diet to dangerous hypodermic needles shot directly into her kidneys, my Mom tried it all.

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Mediterranean Diet and Dementia

Mediterranean Diet May Decrease Risk of Dementia by 35%

A recent study showed that people who followed the Mediterranean Diet were up to 35% less likely to develop dementia.

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