Take Your Diet on a Mediterranean Vacation

By Kelsey – May 2, 2011

Mediterranean food is delicious, easy and perfect for summer time. And there’s a reason it’s considered one of the healthiest diets in the world: full of fruits, vegetables, fish and little meat, people who live on a Mediterranean diet are less likely to have heart problems or be obese.

So what does a ‘traditional’ Mediterranean diet consist of? Here’s a visual:

High in fruits, vegetables, nuts, most of the fat comes from olive oil and go easy on the red meat and processed sugars.

Not exactly your typical American diet. If you’re interested in getting that Mediterranean heart-healthy glow (but can’t book the next flight to Barcelona) check out this delicious recipe for Tuna Pomodoro to get you started.

 
 

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