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  • 1. Mediterranean dietby Nuria Lacruz David Calomerde Andriy Opanisenko Diego Rosa
  • 2. What is the mediterrenean diet? The Mediterranean diet is a modern nutritional recommendation inspired by thetraditional dietary patterns of Italy, Greece, Spain and Morocco
  • 3. History of the Mediterranean Diet Although it was first publicized in 1945 by the American doctor Ancel Keys stationed in Salerno,Italy, the Mediterranean diet failed to gain widespread recognition until the 1990s.Mediterranean diet is based on what from the point of view of mainstream nutrition is considered a paradox: that although the people living in Mediterranean countries tend to consume relatively high amounts of fat, they have far lower rates of cardiovascular disease than in countries like the United States, where similar levels of fat consumption are found.
  • 4. Health efect The Mediterranean diet is often cited as beneficial for being low in saturated fat and high in monounsaturated fat and dietary fiber
  • 5. Benefits ofMediterranean diet
  • 6. 1. Abundance of fruits and vegetables tables, le gumes, e of fruits, vege le grainAn abundanc and who grain cereals eat more nu ts, whole a diabet ic, do not s. If you are it a day bread ces of fru than 3 pie
  • 7. 2. Olive oil Ex tra vir gin ol ive oi l a s th e prim ar y s o urce of fat
  • 8. 3.Low intake of fat nd trans fats ted fa ta f satura take o Low in
  • 9. 4.Dairy products  Low amounts of dairy products
  • 10. 5.Fish, egg and poultry.  Fish, po ultry, an d eggs a few tim es a we e k
  • 11. 6.Red meat  Red meat only a few times a month
  • 12. 7.Wine  A moderate amount of wine with meals
  • 13. Summary
  • 14. Disadvantages Careful selection of food. Limit consumption of red meat
  • 15. If you want more
  • 16. Thanks for watching Andriy Opanasenko (Produccion y traduccion al Ingles) Diego Rosa (text) David Calomarde (pictures) Nuria la Cruz (design)