Weight Loss Diets
- Q What are the key components of the Mediterranean diet?
Emilia Klapp, Nutrition & DieteticsThe main components of the Mediterranean diet, also called its pillars, are as follows: Physical activity; Fruits and vegetables; Olive oil; Whole grains and legumes; Aromatic herbs, onions, and garlic. Full Answer
- Q What makes a Mediterranean diet extremely beneficial?
Lori Maggioni, Nutrition & DieteticsA Mediterranean-style combines healthy fats (like nuts and olive oil), lean protein (including fish and legumes), whole grains (such as brown rice and quinoa), and plenty of antioxidant-rich fruits and veggies. This beneficial diet is rich in... Full Answer
- Q Why should I eat a Mediterranean diet?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineThe more closely you adhere to the Mediterranean diet, the lower your chance of having disease or disability, the lower your chance of having a health event like a heart attack, and the younger your RealAge (physiologic age). So while you're... Full Answer