Features July 2017 Issue

Three Tips to Stay on a Mediterranean Diet

Three Tips to Stay on a Mediterranean Diet

Adopting this healthy eating style has some proven benefits, but how do you stick to it long term?

A Mediterranean-style eating plan is recommended for heart patients, as well as anyone with heart disease risk factors. With its emphasis on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fish or lean proteins, nuts, legumes, low-fat or non-fat dairy, and splashes of olive oil and red wine­—as well as little or no red meat and few sweets­—a Mediterranean diet provides a well-balanced source of the nutrients you need to stay healthy.

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