Scientists continue to acclaim the traditional Mediterranean lifestyle as one the most healthful, nutritious ways of living in the world—one that may help you lose weight and avoid or even reverse chronic conditions such as heart disease and diabetes.
The Mediterranean Diet is well-researched, thought-provoking guide to Mediterranean food that contains over 220 authentic recipes as well as well-researched background information that is critical to enjoying the health and environmental benefits of the Mediterranean diet. Whether it is a filling breakfast with Greek scrambled eggs (Straptsada) or a decadent tasting Italian Lemon Ice (Granita) for dessert, this book provides detailed and easy-to-follow instructions for the recipes along with real-life ingredients you can find in your local market and grocery store. It also encourages you to stretch your boundaries by trying new flavors and techniques.
In addition to its recipes, The Mediterranean Diet also gives you essential information including:
• a history of the Mediterranean Diet and the scientific studies proving its health benefits
• details about the food and lifestyles in Mediterranean countries
• 16 guidelines to help your family live the Mediterranean way, every day - even when you're not eating Mediterranean food
• Tips for selecting produce, fish, meat and eggs that are nutritious, budget-minded and earth-friendly
More than just a weight-loss plan, The Mediterranean Diet provides what you need on your journey to health and a way of eating that is not only sustainable but completely satisfying and enjoyable. So learn how good it tastes (and how good you'll feel) to indulge in Mediterranean food - your body and your taste buds will thank you.