A modified Mediterranean Diet meal plan has been shown to help people lose weight and most importantly, to keep the weight off. I personally have lost 40 pounds eating the Mediterranean Diet and have been able to keep the weight off for 2 years. The trick, for me, has been losing the weight slowly and only having to modify my diet slightly.
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Depression is debilitating. I know, I have experienced it first hand, both in myself and with other family and friends. My Mother was severely depressed most of her life and I had some major bouts of depression when I was younger. What I didn’t know then, what I learned along the way, is that there […]
Not being able to poop is no laughing matter. Here are some general guidelines of how the Mediterranean diet can help relieve constipation.
Let’s face it, constipation is no fun. It is uncomfortable, painful and can be dangerous if it goes on too long. Luckily, most cases of constipation can be solved with a change in diet and exercise (for severe constipation, you should see your doctor). Some of my favorite recipes just happen to be excellent at relieving constipation. These are dishes that are high in fiber, fruits, vegetables and olive oil.
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.)
A recent study showed that people who followed the Mediterranean Diet were up to 35% less likely to develop dementia.
A new study out in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that participants who ate a Mediterranean Diet were 26% less likely to get advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
A new study shows significant changes in our mood and heart after eating Mediterranean for 10 days.
It seems strange to compare the Mediterranean Diet to other diets such as Weight Watchers and the Biggest Loser. The Mediterranean Diet is much more of a lifestyle and permanent way of eating than an actual “diet”. It has been around for thousands of years with proven rates of high longevity and low disease rates.
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