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Mediterranean Diet
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What is the Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean diet is a very healthy diet which is based on the eating habits of the Mediterranean people (Greece, Italy etc). It is comprised of eating the following:

The foods below are either restricted or not allowed:

A variation of the Mediterranean diet is the Sonoma diet.


Benefits of the Mediterranean

The Mediterranean diet is a very healthy diet which:


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Why the Mediterranean diet works

The Mediterranean diet:

These all add up to make this diet very healthy for the body, especially the digestive and the cardiovascular systems.


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Is the Mediterranean diet good for you

The Mediterranean diet has been shown to be beneficial to all participants in studies performed.

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Cautions for the Mediterranean diet

To try this diet, speak to your medical practitioner or dietician.


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Last reviewed: 27 December 2007 || Last updated: 15 June 2011


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NOTE: Mega doses of vitamins, minerals or other nutrients cannot cure illnesses and in fact can be very dangerous and produce toxic side effects and interfere with medicine you are taking. Always ensure you consult your doctor before taking any type of minerals supplement.
Disclaimer: This guide is not intended to be used for diagnostic or prescriptive purposes. For any treatment or diagnosis of illness, please see your doctor.


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