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Common Mediterranean Diet Mistakes You Should Never Make

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By Robert J. Matthews

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Choosing foods high in sodium

Adhering to the Mediterranean diet entails substituting herbs and seasonings for salt shakers when flavoring food, for the most part.

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If salt is truly necessary, add it to the food after it has been cooked and tasted; this will give you greater control over the amount added and ensure that you only use the necessary amount.

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Eating at your computer

Numerous individuals consume hastily while seated in front of a computer or other electronic device. 

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The Mediterranean diet emphasizes convivial dining with loved ones and devoting time to savoring one's meal. 

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Simply enjoying your food and taking the time to consume mindfully are principles that this diet promotes.

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Large portion sizes

Large portions are the last thing that can derail the Mediterranean diet, or any weight loss program for that matter. 

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While three servings of whole grain pasta may be permissible as a component of a nutritious Mediterranean diet, they still contain several hundred calories on their own.

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In this manner, you consume a greater variety of food groups while also controlling your pasta intake.

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