Mediterranean Diet
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Mediterranean Diet?

The Mediterranean diet is based on the traditional foods eaten in Mediterranean region near Spain, Italy and Greece. The Mediterranean diet is considered to be one of the healthiest way of eating and possibly has many health benefits. The basic diet includes fruits, vegetables, fish and whole grains, and limit unhealthy fats while promoting the use of healthy fats such as olive oil, fish and nuts. The diet suggests eating 3 main meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) and two small snacks throughout the day. This style of eating throughout the day can help to maintain stable blood sugar and reduce risk of becoming hungry and overeating at the next meal. The proportions of meals can vary but a suggested ratio is 20% proteins, 30% Fats and 50% Carbohydrates.

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