Significance Of Mediterranean Diet To Maintain Good Health
Food & Beverages Processing|February 2021
Presently, people are very much health conscious as they realized the importance of nutritious diet to maintain good health. Nowadays people use different diet to maintain their health and energy balance. The Mediterranean diet is one of the most famous special eating forms in the world. The diet contains high-quality whole grain cereals, vegetables, fruits, fish, high protein content meat, and fermented dairy products (cheese, yogurt, kefir) with active components as vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fibres, complex protein, unsaturated fatty acids, pre-and prebiotics and so on. These products play an important role in the treatment of chronic diseases, such as obesity, diabetes mellitus (II type), high cholesterol, hypertension, cancer, digestive disorders, skin problem, low energy-balance, depression, and stress. Therefore, this communication may act as an instrumental in making the dietary application, effectiveness, and beneficial features of the Mediterranean diet among the people.
JuditMolnar and Mahendra Pal

Keywords: Healthy eating, Healthy life, Mediterranean diet, Nutritional value, Physiological active components

Introduction

The most nutrition scientists have already written a book or publication on the Mediterranean diet. The manuscripts mostly present the basis and characteristics of the diet as well as cooking suggestions. In addition to dietary recommendations, the Mediterranean lifestyle also includes mental balance and physical activity as well. What could be the reason for following this diet worldwide?

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