month : 03/2015 16 results

Cheese and a low carb diets

Today your advisors s of Mediterranean Diet present you:  Cheese and a low carb diets Although some dairy products like milk and yogurt are high in carbs, the fermentation process required to produce cheese significantly reduces the amount of carbohydrates it contains to make it suitable for a low carb diet. If you are also trying to increase your protein intake, some types of cheeses may be better options to add to your low carb diet to help you meet your macronutrient goals. Highest ...

Extra virgin olive oil

Today the team of Mediterranean Diet presents you the characteristic of extra virgin olive oil. In details we analyze the  differences between extra virgin olive oil and seed oil and between a good oil and a bad one. Many people spend 100 euro for a bottle of wine that lasts an hour and a few euro for a bottle of oil that lasts a month. The oil is fat at a pure state, for this reason there are no light oils and heavy oils in the sense of the term. Each oil develops 900Kcal per 100g of ...

A simple way for a Healthy Heart

Today your advisors s of Mediterranean Diet present you: A simple way for a Healthy Heart  The Mediterranean diet is the best practice for a healthy heart: a healthy diet, olive oil and a glass of red wine can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Everybody knows that fruits, vegetables, fish and grains are essential food for a healthy diet, in which you definitely need to limit the amount of fat; but very often, rather than limit, you should know how to dose the right proportions of ...

Food Combining Rules for Optimal Digestion

We present 6 Food Combining Ruels for Optimal Digestion 1. Fruit First The first Food Combining Rules for Optimal Digestion is: FRUIT is a food that digests best alone. While you’ll read in #3 that not all fruits digest best together, it has the fastest exit rate of the stomach, therefore should be eaten first or alone. For those concerned about their blood sugar, as long as fruit is eaten without fat and/or with leafy greens, blood sugar will remain stable. Abundant in nutrients, ...

Olives and grapes or oil and wine

Today your advisors of Mediterranean Diet present you:  Olives and grapes or oil and wine are among the most typical components of Mediterranean Diet. For these foods a decisive role is played by the climate. The Mediterranean environment is characterized by the almost constant presence of sunshine and high temperatures,. The oil is made from the seed inside or endocarp, and then by a mesocarp and a pericarp; the lipid component of the oil is derived for 98% from the pericarp and mesoca...

Easter menu without lamb

Every year at Easter we are faced with the choice whether to take or not on our tables recipes using lamb, so we advise how to compose an Easter menu without lamb. The traditional Easter menu provides for first and second with lamb meat, lamb and kid. It is because of the symbolic value or simply habit long-established, each region has its typical dish, and they all revolve around these ingredients. But if you do not want to resort to the lamb, but not even bend over to a vegetarian Easter ...

Is Mediterranean Diet the perfect Diet?

To understand why the Mediterranean Diet is the perfect diet, we have to turn our clock 70 years back. Until now a lot of experts, books, workshops and analyses of human behaviour of the countries where the Mediterranean Diet is widespread have consolidated the idea of it being a perfect diet. In 1492, Christopher Columbus landed in the lands he believed were the Indies, discovering  America instead. Yet an Italian, Amerigo Vespucci, realized that they were actually another continent. ...

Palm oil

Today your advisors of Mediterranean Diet present you: Palm oil on the Net Recently on change.org was launched a petition online, "Stop the invasion of palm oil", which invites companies to replace palm oil with other non-hydrogenated vegetable oils or with butter. The use of this vegetable fat has long been one of the most discussed topics on the Web (ethical, environmental, health reasons) and, as often happens in the network, the more you talk the less you do it in an objective and ...

Diet food

  Today your advisors of Mediterranean Diet present you the information to understand the components of Diet food The Expo is upon us. But what we know about the relationship between diet and health? Very little, 40 years of media terrorism against fat, pasta and meat produced bad habits among consumers. We give more importance to individual nutrients rather than the overall composition of our diet also considering the quality of ingredients. An excess of saturated fat, carbohydrat...

Vegetable soup recipe

Today your advisors of vegetarian diet present to you a vegetable soup recipe Vegetable soup recipe with barley and chieves (for 4) It is a Vegetable soup recipe typical of the Northern areas of Italy: there are several different ways to prepare it, I have seen this vegetable soup in almost every mountain restaurant in South Tyrol: you can find it whether with or without meat, with more, less or no tomato sauce, but always with local vegetables, that means, in this regions, carrots, potato...