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Mediterranean Food Pyramid

Since grade school we have known about the food pyramid, but the food pyramid I want to discuss today is quite different: The Mediterranean Food Pyramid. The pyramid is used by countless health organizations, clinics, doctors and many others to guide people to eat in a healthy manner. It is the standard to live by […]

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5 Tips for the Mediterranean Diet

Enjoy these 5 tips for the Mediterranean Diet, which has become one of the most popular diet choices in the world even though it is more a healthy way of eating than a diet as we usually define the word. It should be around for a very long time. Unlike other fad diets, it is not […]

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Mediterranean Diet and Eating Gluten-Free

Eating Gluten-Free Over the past few years the word gluten has become a common household world. Gluten-free foods have become a big business for the food manufacturers, and celiac disease is well-known, although not well-understood. When it comes to the use of gluten-free foods, there are two camps regarding who should or should not eat them. […]

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Why Choose the Mediterranean Diet

Why choose the Mediterranean Diet? The answer is quite simple. You eat lots of fruits and vegetables with olive oil and feta cheese, plus red wine, hard cheese, salads, garlic, nuts and seeds, plus lots of fish. What can be better than that? If you are unfamiliar with this diet, it may seem completely counter-intuitive when you […]

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The Mediterranean Diet Controversery

I love the Mediterranean Diet. With all the fad diets whirling around the Internet, it is easy to get confused. This is one diet that you do not have to worry about. It does not require changing your eating habits to any kind of extreme, starving yourself for long stretches, or making dramatic lifestyle changes. […]

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