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4 Reasons To Love The Mediterranean Diet

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By Robert J. Matthews

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1. Surprise! No Calorie Counting

A calculator is not required to follow this dietary plan. You alter your dietary choices from adding up numbers to substituting heart-healthy lipids.

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Consider substituting poultry or fish for red meat. Savor fresh produce instead of elaborate, high-sugar desserts.

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2. The Food Is Really Fresh

There will be no necessity to peruse the refrigerated food section or visit a fast-food drive-thru.

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The emphasis is on seasonal fare prepared in straightforward yet delectable methods. 

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3. You Can Have Bread

A loaf prepared with whole grains is desirable. It contains a greater quantity of minerals and protein and is generally healthier than white flour. 

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Consider dipping pita bread made with whole grains in hummus, tahini (a protein-rich paste derived from pulverized sesame seeds), or olive oil.

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4. Fat Isn't Forbidden

Simply be on the lookout for the excellent kind. It is present in olive oil, almonds, and olives. 

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 A straightforward pesto is a delectable way to incorporate it into your meal.

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