With a new year starting it might be a good time to clean up your eating habits. We Americans tend to eat processed and fatty foods that can wreak havoc on our bodies. Many experts recommend we strive for a more Mediterranean diet. It involves eating foods that are popular in countries that border the Mediterranean Sea (think Greece, Italy, etc).
Here are the basic principles of the Mediterranean diet:
I have been slowly adopting this diet and have already reaped the benefits of a smaller waistline, clearer skin, and more energy. It takes time but the benefits make it worth the effort. Those who follow a Mediterranean diet drastically reduce their risk of heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and Parkinson’s disease!
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