The Mediterranean Diet by Marissa Cloutier, [pdf online books], HarperCollins e-books; Revised, Updated edition (March 17, 2009)

The Mediterranean Diet

Scientists have discovered that traditional Mediterranean cuisine is one of the most healthful, nutritious diets in the world—one that can help everyone lose weight and enjoy lower rates of coronary heart disease and other chronic conditions, including diabetes and cancer. From tasty Moroccan vegetable stew to rosemary focaccia, from eggplant parmesan to lemon almond cake, The Mediterranean Diet offers a program that will make dieters everywhere—and food lovers in general—rejoice.

  • Includes a 7-day eating plan chock full of savory meals
  • Essential in-depth nutritional information about each food category
  • A 3-day exercise plan
  • Luscious soup-to-nuts recipes designed to satisfy your individual tastes

Lose weight and worry with every delicious meal!

From the Back Cover

DISCOVER THE BENEFITS OF EATING THE MEDITERRANEAN WAYScientists and researchers have discovered that traditional Mediterranean cuisine is one of the most healthful, nutritious diets in the world — one that can help you live longer and enjoy far lower rates of coronary heart disease and other chronic conditions, including diabetes and cancer.This essential book invites you into the world of this sun-drenched, succulent, and irresistibly delicious way of eating, providing: — In-depth nutritional information about each food category– A 7-day eating plan filled with savory meals– A 3-day exercise plan to get you started– Luscious soup-to-nut recipes for such mouth-watering delights as Moroccan vegetable stew, eggplant Parmesan, French cassoulet, and homemade custard– Ways to prepare dishes that satisfy your taste buds and help you lose weight too!Improve your health, well-being, longevity, and quality of life withTHE MEDITERRANEAN DIET

About the Author

Marissa Cloutier, MS, RD, is a registered dietitian with a master of science degree in human nutrition and metabolism from Boston University. She is a food/nutrition instructor at Briarwood College, as well as a biology and anatomy/physiology instructor at Hillyer College. She was recently admitted into the Ph.D. program at the University of Connecticut in the field of nutrition. She is an expert co-author, with Eve Adamson and Deborah S. Romaine, of Beef Busters: Less Beef, Better Health!

Comments:

Tons of great advises and explanation on why things work the way they do. For example it was interesting to learn more about vitamins and why it’s preferable to eat vegetables and fruits and grains vs taking supplements. It also gave me a pretty clear idea of when I should add some vitamin C into my diet instead of just blindly taking pills every day. Overall this book is about common sense and a tested lifestyle which most Americans (me including) have a hard time following. I have compared it to Okinawa food pyramid and found a lot of similarities, except Japanese also clean their bodies with antioxidants such as tea and bitter melon. Definitely recommend this book to everyone.

  • Title: The Mediterranean Diet
  • Autor: Marissa Cloutier
  • Publisher (Publication Date): HarperCollins e-books; Revised, Updated edition (March 17, 2009)
  • Language: English
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