Mediterranean Diet For Dummies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118715306
  • ISBN-13: 9781118715307
  • DDC: 613.26
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 512 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Mediterranean Diet For Dummies features expert advice on transitioning to this healthy lifestyle by providing the fundamental concepts of the diet. In addition to being a healthy, extremely effective way of losing weight, the diet is considered an effective means of avoiding or reversing many health issues, such as cardiovascular issues, cancer, pre-Diabetes and obesity.  Mediterranean Diet For Dummies covers the numerous benefits of the diet and encourages meals which consist largely of healthy foods such as whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables, olive oil and other healthy fats, fish and foods high in Omega-3 fat content such as seafood, nuts, beans, and dairy products. Featuring 20 recipes and chock-full of tips from consuming the best oils to whether wine is okay with meals (it is), Mediterranean Diet For Dummies serves as the formula for maximizing success in achieving ideal weight and health.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
Recipes at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: Getting Started with the Mediterranean Diet.
3: A Guided Tour through the Mediterranean Diet.
4: Opa! Reasons to Celebrate the Mediterranean Diet.
5: Common Ailments and the Positive Effects of the Mediterranean Diet.
6: Heart Disease and Heart Attackackackack: What You Ought to Know by Now.
7: High Blood Pressure and Stroke: A Lowdown Dirty Shame.
8: Digging into Facts about Diabetes.
9: Wrestling with Obesity.
10: The Topic of Cancer.
11: Digging Deeper into the Mediterranean Diet.
12: The Miracle of Olive Oil.
13: Nuts, Seeds, and Legumes.
14: Fruits and Veggies: Key Parts of This Plant-Based Diet.
15: Great Grains.
16: Seafood and Animal Protein.
17: The Wonders of Wine.
18: Enjoying Life the Mediterranean Way.
19: Integrating the Mediterranean Diet into Your Life.
20: Eating Mediterranean When Money and Time Are Tight.
21: Recipes to Tempt Your Tastebuds.
22: The Part of Tens.
23: A Taste of the Mediterranean: Top Ten Herbs and Spices.
24: Ten Studies on or Related to the Mediterranean Diet.
25: Ten Easy but Effective Ways to Give Your Life a Mediterranean Boost.
Appendix: Metric Conversion Guide.
About the Authors.
Author's Acknowledgments.