<b>Benefit from the Mediterranean diet</b> <p>For decades, doctors and nutritional experts have observed—and confirmed—that people in Mediterranean countries have much lower occurrences in vascular disease, obesity, cancer, and diabetes than their counterparts in northern European countries and the United States. Now, <i>Mediterranean Diet Cookbook For Dummies</i> shows you how to cook meals inspired by the cuisines of Italy, Greece, Spain, and southern France so you too can live a healthier life free of excess weight and disease. <p>The Mediterranean diet—ranked #2 in Best Diets overall, it is high in vegetables, fruits, olive oil, and whole grains, and moderate in protein and animal fats—has proven to be beneficial in reducing the risk for diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Now, a new study shows it may also be good for the brain. The Mediterranean diet isn’t just a fad or a quick fix—it’s a healthy lifestyle choice that’s here to stay! <ul> <li>Create more than 150 tasty recipes</li> <li>Get expert tips on meal planning and exercise regimes</li> <li>Prevent and fight diseases by eating delicious food</li> <li>Find delicious alternatives to unhealthy ingredients</li> </ul> <p>Whether you’re just discovering the Mediterranean diet or are looking for some new recipes to add to your repertoire, this updated, hands-on guide offering the latest research has everything you need to start living a healthier life.