This beautifully photographed book is your complete guide to the world's most famous, effective and sustainable diet by one of Australia's leading researchers. The Mediterranean Diet is the diet on which others are based. Its positive health effects have been rigorously tested for more than 60 years, and the results are clear. The diet has been proven to prevent heart disease and diabetes, help with weight management, slow the progress of Alzheimer's and promote longevity. Dr Catherine Itsiopoulos has spent her working life researching the diet. Drawing on the food traditions of her Greek heritage, Dr Itsiopoulos provides 80 delicious recipes, eating plans and nutritional advice, as well as sharing the evidence as to why this diet is the gold standard of healthy eating. Sustainable, satisfying and suitable for the whole family, this is a diet for life, one that celebrates the pleasures of food as much as it promotes long-term good health and wellbeing.
This is a specially formatted fixed layout ebook that retains the look and feel of the print book. The Mediterranean Diet is the diet to end them all. Scientifically backed by decades of rigorously peer-reviewed research, the results of the Mediterranean Diet speak for themselves. Dr Catherine Itsiopoulos has devoted her life to studying this World Heritage diet and now brings you more recipes, tips and facts to improve your health as well as brighten your home. From longevity and sustained weight-loss, to the prevention of heart disease and dementia, for long, happy life of healthy eating, the Mediterranean Diet is the one to follow. Gorgeously photographed, this companion to Dr Catherine Itsiopoulos' The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook features the latest research on the benefits of the diet, clear instructions on how to fast safely and effectively, mythbusting on food fads and 'superfoods' and more than 80 all-new delicious recipes the whole family will enjoy. Sustainable and satisfying, The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook is a celebration of good health and hearty eating.
The Mediterranean Diet offers researchers and clinicians a single authoritative source which outlines many of the complex features of the Mediterranean diet: ranging from supportive evidence and epidemiological studies, to the antioxidant properties of individual components. This book embraces a holistic approach and effectively investigates the Mediterranean diet from the cell to the nutritional well-being of geographical populations. This book represents essential reading for researchers and practicing clinicians in nutrition, dietetics, endocrinology, and public health, as well as researchers, such as molecular or cellular biochemists, interested in lipids, metabolism, and obesity. Presents one comprehensive, translational source for all aspects of how the Mediterranean diet plays a role in disease prevention and health Experts in nutrition, diet, and endocrinology (from all areas of academic and medical research) take readers from the bench research (cellular and biochemical mechanisms of vitamins and nutrients) to new preventive and therapeutic approaches Features a unique section on novel nutraceuticals and edible plants used in the Mediterranean region
Does your diet leave you feeling restricted and confined? Escape to the healthful and carefree Mediterranean lifestyle. The Mediterranean Diet for Beginners offers a complete guide to the Mediterranean lifestyle, which emphasizes healthful living through delicious, fresh foods prepared with total well-being in mind. The Mediterranean Diet for Beginners is the complete guide to a new way of living: Wake up on the Spanish coast with a Mediterranean Omelet, or take a trip to Tuscany for lunch with a Fresh Tomato Pasta Bowl--40 delicious recipes will whisk your palate away. The 10 Tips for Success ease your transition to a Mediterranean diet by presenting simple, attainable techniques that help you learn how to eat as much as what to eat. The 7-Day Diet Meal Plan is about enjoying food, not depriving yourself. Planning a week's worth of meals is easy with not only helpful hints for buying the freshest ingredients to prepare at home but also tips for ordering Mediterranean-diet-friendly dishes while dining out. The Mediterranean Diet for Beginners also helps you understand why the Mediterranean diet is so good for you. Its nutritious, low-fat foods are rich in disease-fighting, heart-healthful antioxidants and omega-3s. The Mayo Clinic calls the Mediterranean diet the "heart-healthy diet," and it's considered among the healthiest ways to eat on the planet. Through the 10 Tips for Success, a 7-Day Diet Meal Plan, and 40 delicious recipes, The Mediterranean Diet for Beginners takes you step-by-step into this transformative way of eating and living. Start living the Mediterranean lifestyle today with The Mediterranean Diet for Beginners: The Complete Guide--40 Delicious Recipes, 7-Day Diet Meal Plan, and 10 Tips for Success.
Revealed! The Secret To Long Life And Good Health Is In The Foods We Eat! In a world where fast food and refined food is unfortunately becoming part of everyday life it is important now more than ever to be aware of what you are eating and how it affects your lifestyle. The word diet is often associated with weight loss but diet is actually a make up of what you eat more than how much you eat. What you eat can affect your mood, health and the confidence you have with yourself and your body. A healthy diet will allow you to lose weight naturally as your providing your body with nutrients and foods that it has been primed to handle over 1000's of years! One such healthy diet that will improve your lifestyle is the Mediterranean diet! Here Exactly What You'll Get: Learn Exactly What Foods Are Best For Health Discover The Keys That Make This Diet So Popular Practical Advice On Meals And Preparation How To Shop Smart And Buy Foods That Are Nutritionally Sound
THE BESTSELLING MEDITERRANEAN DIET BOOK IN THE MEDITERRANEAN Join the hundreds of thousands who are eating well and getting slimmer with the new Mediterranean diet book. Featuring delicious, fat-burning, easy-to-make Mediterranean diet recipes, a simple plan, and the psychological tools to stay slimmer, this international bestselling diet sensation takes the incredible flavors of the Mediterranean and adds new fat-burning ingredients that get amazing results. Harry Papas, a certified dietitian in Greece, lost over 100 pounds by creating a revolutionary nutrition plan: a delicious, fat-burning Mediterranean diet coupled with the self-awareness he needed to combat the triggers that contributed to his weight gain. Unlike other diets, The New Mediterranean Diet's delicious meal plan is designed to help you stay slim while actually enjoying what you eat. This easy-to-follow Mediterranean diet plan will allow you to get rid of those unwanted pounds with incredibly flavorful and satisfying meals, full of sustaining, wholesome foods--such as fresh fruits and vegetables, olive oil, and Greek yogurt--that have been enjoyed for centuries by those in the Mediterranean as well as celebrities visiting Papas' family restaurant in Greece. Packed with recipes and practical nutritional advice, The New Mediterranean Diet also helps you understand why you gained weight and provides the psychological support and encouragement you need to successfully lose weight and permanently retain the loss. The New Mediterranean Diet features a winning combination of: Fat-burning ingredients from the Mediterranean 9-week meal-plan cycles featuring incredibly delicious, easy, and satisfying recipes, including several made with Greek yogurt Simple lifestyle changes practiced in the Mediterranean to help you eat, relax, and live well Testimonials and success stories from Harry's Health and Diet Centre in Athens The psychology behind your weight-gain--how to understand your weight-gain triggers so that you can change your habits, eating and otherwise Introduction: The Slimmer Story PART I: THE SLIMMER NUTRITIONAL PROGRAM Chapter 1: Slimmer and the Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle The Mediterranean Diet The Mediterranean Lifestyle Chapter 2: The Slimmer Program Love at First Taste The Slimmer Cycles Cycle A Menu Plan Cycle B Menu Plan Cycle C Menu Plan The Recipes Cycle A Cycle B Cycle C Frequently Asked Questions Chapter 3: Maintaining Your Success PART II: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SLIMMER Activating Your Goal: How to Get to and Maintain Your Ideal Weight Conclusion
Scientists have discovered that traditional Mediterranean cuisine is one of the most healthful, nutritious diets in the world—one that can help everyone lose weight and enjoy lower rates of coronary heart disease and other chronic conditions, including diabetes and cancer. From tasty Moroccan vegetable stew to rosemary focaccia, from eggplant parmesan to lemon almond cake, The Mediterranean Diet offers a program that will make dieters everywhere—and food lovers in general—rejoice. Includes a 7-day eating plan chock full of savory meals Essential in-depth nutritional information about each food category A 3-day exercise plan Luscious soup-to-nuts recipes designed to satisfy your individual tastes Lose weight and worry with every delicious meal!
Adults living in certain olive-growing areas of the Mediterranean Basin display high life expectancies and rates of chronic disease that are among the lowest in the world. These benefits are achieved despite socioeconomic indicators that are often much lower than those of more industrial nations in North America and Europe. Attention has focused on diet as the cardinal factor since food consumption patterns are closely tied to the incidence and severity of chronic debilitating diseases. The Mediterranean Diet: Constituents and Health Promotion explores in detail the relationship among the Mediterranean Diet, nutritional status, and disease and evaluates the nutritional practices that minimize or slow the incidence and progress of major diseases, especially heart disease and cancer. During the past ten years the Mediterranean Diet has been the subject of constant attention, debate, and controversy. It is the subject of ongoing studies as a cultural model for dietary improvement and health promotion in the United States and Europe. Divided into three sections, the book provides this information: Background: Learn about the history of the Mediterranean Diet and food patterns from the ancient Greeks through the present. This section also discusses the diet's classical antecedents and definition, paying particular attention to the characteristics, dietary patterns, and epidemiological aspects. Dietary Constituents: Discover the specific food components and commodities that constitute the Mediterranean Diet such as fats and oils; fruits, vegetables, legumes, and grains; milk and dairy products; meat and meat products; and alcoholic beverages. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: Examine how the Mediterranean Diet promotes good health with regard to diabetes and obesity, coronary heart disease, cancer, and longevity. Also included are chapters offering dietary recommendations based on the current understanding of the diet, suggested future research and applications, and a useful summary chapter. The Mediterranean Diet: Constituents and Health Promotion provides a clear overview of this timely and controversial subject.
Instead of a strict meal plan. Give this lifestyle a try. The Mediterranean diet has to be one of the healthiest diets in the world. It's a way of eating that emphasizes enjoying whole foods and regular physical activity. Here, we give you a blueprint to follow the Mediterranean diet—whether you want to make small changes or overhaul your entire way of eating.