July 26, 2019 | Food
The Mediterranean Diet describes the eating pattern in olive producing regions bordering the Mediterranean Sea such as Greece, Italy and Spain. Studies of the Mediterranean Diet eating pattern show protection against chronic diseases and various types of cancers. In addition, it is said that people who follow this diet pattern live longer than those who do not.
The few common foods found in the Mediterranean lifestyle are:
It is important to remember that with any “diet”, routine physical activity is necessary for not only weight management but also to improve mood, help prevent chronic disease, strengthen your heart and lung, and can even promote better sleep. If you are not following a regular exercise routine, it is always best to consult your physician for an activity level that is best for you.