Mediterranean Diet Ensures A Healthy Life

The Mediterranean diet affects your metabolism positively and has positive effects on specific risk factors, such as, waist size, blood pressure levels, triglycerides levels, HDL cholesterol levels and glucose metabolism, so says new research.
The Mediterranean diet involves high consumption of monounsaturated fatty acids, especially olives and olive oils .
It also involves daily consumption of fruit, veg, whole grain cereals, as well as low-fat dairy products .
Moreover, on a Mediterranean diet you eat fish, poultry, nuts, and legumes on a daily basis.
It involves quite low consumption of red meat; and a slight amount of daily alcohol consumption, usually with meals.
With diabetes and obesity being huge health issues in many countries, the Mediterranean diet is something we could all use elements of to be healthier.

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