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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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Mediterranean Vs Paleo

Which Diet Is Right For Me? Losing weight seems to be a national activity today. As a result, the question that often arises is which diet is the best to help me lose all my extra weight? Mediterranean vs Paleo? Or, some other diet? Comparing diets is like comparing apples to oranges – it is […]

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Positive Results of the Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean Diet became popular when statistics revealed that people in Mediterranean countries actually live longer and experience less heart disease! This sparked a lot of interest among researchers who began to dig deeper into the reasons behind the statistics. They found that the type of fats eaten in this diet were actually good for […]

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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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Healthy Weight Loss the Mediterranean Way

My last post was an overview of the Mediterranean-way of eating. Today, I would like to add another dimension – healthy weight loss the Mediterranean way. I mentioned the studies that have supported the diet’s ability to reduce heart disease and cancer and improve longevity – important points, for sure, and hopefully enough to encourage […]

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