Mediterranean diet proves once more - scientifically verified - how important this type of (natural) food is for our health and longevity. With special reference to greens we better may not overlook. Read on to learn about details.
THE PHILOSOPHY BEHIND
As you have learned from our previous blogs/publications/seminars, our life and well-being rests on 2 basic pillars: healthy diet and physical activity. As far as the first – healthy diet – is concerned, with special reference to a whole ‘kingdom’ of nutrients to support our body and mind.
While mankind has followed this blueprint of nature for millions of years, industrialization has tried to synthesize these laws of nature in many countries – with no overriding success.
Unlike those cultures staying within natural lifestyle – with special reference to their diet.
One of these cultures are in the Mediterranean region, i.e. north and south of the Mediterranean Sea where man lives already since millions of years in line with nature.
BASIC MEDITERRANEAN NUTRIENTS
Following traditional pattern, the Mediterranean diet consists basically of
fresh plant foods such as a variety of
- whole grains
limited amounts of
plus healthy fats such as
- olive oil
- white/red meat
Manifold surrounded by flavoring/tasty spices.
Today medically verified by, inter alia, the American Heart Association.
Vice-versa, the Mediterranean folks refrains widely from unhealthy ‘Western diet’ such as, inter alia,
- processed foods (like processed/deli meats & hot dogs, etc.)
- white flour/refined bread/pasta/pizza dough
- added sugar (like sodas/pastries/candies)
- trans fats (as in processed foods and margarines)
HEALTH BENEFITS – SCIENTIFICALLY VERIFIED
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