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Our Thoughts On The Mediterranean Diet

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The Mediterranean diet is widely recognized as one of the most heart-healthy diets out there. More of a lifestyle than a restrictive diet, it is based on the traditional cuisines found along the Mediterranean sea. In addition to supporting cardiovascular health, it is also beneficial for weight loss, brain function, blood sugar levels, and overall longevity.

The Mediterranean diet puts a strong emphasis on fresh vegetables and fruit, whole grains, legumes, olive oil and fish. Some key points include:

Here are some tips to help you include the above choices when you plan your meals.

Since there’s no strict rules and it allows for many delicious foods, it is an easy diet to follow.  We recommend it to almost all of our patients. We encourage you to give it a try. If you have any questions, feel free to give our office a call.

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