Main food components of the Mediterranean diet
MEDITERRANEAN DIET COMPONENTS
The components that make up the Mediterranean diet are:
At each meal, the main course will be cereals or legumes. They can also be served with bread.
Fish as the main source of animal protein. Take blue and white fish, alternating their use during the week. The fish can be fresh or salted, like cod
Meat has to be less present in the diet and we should consume: chicken, rabbit or turkey. Pork, beef and mutton has to be used less frequently.
Eggs should be taken in moderation because they contain cholesterol (up to 4 a week)
- Mediterranean Lifestyle: It is named so a physically active lifestyle that includes walking at least 1 hour a day.
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22 April, 2019