According to the Mayo Clinic, the Mediterranean diet has been associated with a lower level of the “bad” cholesterol that is more likely to build up deposits in your arteries. Check out these guidelines to follow the Mediterranean Diet:
Are you looking for a heart-healthy meal plan? Following the Mediterranean diet may lower your risk of heart disease. According to the Mayo Clinic, the Mediterranean diet has been associated with a lower level of the “bad” cholesterol that is more likely to build up deposits in your arteries. Not only will eating healthy help improve your overall health, but making these small changes to your diet may be linked to a lower risk of cancer, as well as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.
Interested? The Mediterranean diet incorporates the basics of eating healthy. The diet typically consists of eating whole grains and trying to avoid consuming unhealthy trans fats. While nuts are a part of the Mediterranean diet, they may be high in fat and should be eaten in moderation. Check out these other guidelines:
Preheat a grill to medium high. Mix the olive oil, mint, red pepper flakes, and salt to taste in a bowl. Rub the lamb chops all over with the garlic. Transfer a few tablespoons of the mint oil to a small bowl and brush on the chops.
Grill the chips until charred, 3-4 minutes per side. (Press the middle of a chip with your finger; it should be slightly firm with a little give for medium-rare doneness.) Transfer to a platter and brush with some of the remaining mint oil. Sprinkle with mint and serve with more mint oil.
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