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Announced for weight loss and cancer risk reduction, the Mediterranean diet gets a lot of excitement Doctors and dieticians agree that this is one of the healthiest ways to eat.
The diet focuses on eating more vegetables, fruits, olive oil, fish, and nuts while adding red meat and sugar.
New to the Diet Skip the Complex Recipes and Follow These Suggestions by Julene Stassou, RD and Author of The Mediterranean Diet Weight Loss Solution.
Try the following: A Power Smoothie Stassou toss some almond milk, almond butter, a banana and a handful of berries into the blender Powdering Drink Another hot-morning meeting place: hard-boiled eggs, wholegrain bread red toast and fruit.
Try the following: Make a salad with leftover meat from the night before. Sprinkle the salad with cold chicken, shrimp, steak or whatever and add vegetables (cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, dark leafy vegetables). Dress with olive oil, vinegar and lemon. Serve with wholegrain pita on the side.
Try this: Build a meal around a protein (preferably fish), a vegetable and starch. Grill the egg whites with olive oil, lemon juice and oregano. Serve with stewed vegetables (spinach, broccoli, zucchini). Make sure your starch contains complex carbohydrates. Sweet potatoes, quinoa or brown rice are great options.