The Healthiest Diet In The World Isn’t Just About Food

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Most people think the Mediterranean diet is just about restricting what you eat, but they’re getting it all wrong.

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What The World’s Healthiest Diets Have In Common
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/healthiest-diets-world_us_57cc716fe4b0a22de0966ff2
“To research his 2010 book The 5 Factor World Diet, celebrity trainer and nutritionist Harley Pasternak traveled to the healthiest countries around the world to learn more about what made their meals extra nourishing. He noted that Japanese people eat a wonderful variety of seaweeds, and that Chinese people tried to incorporate at least five different colors in every meal. But Pasternak also came away with some valuable observations about how different the North American way of life was compared to many other countries.”

Why are Mediterranean diets so healthy?
https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/why-are-mediterranean-diets-so-healthy
“There has been a lot of talk recently about whether fat or sugar is the worst offender when it comes to our diets. But by focusing on individual dietary components it’s easy to miss the bigger picture. While it’s important to understand how different foods and nutrients affect our health, a whole diet approach offers a more helpful way of looking at our eating habits and choices.”

Greek Orthodox fasting rituals: a hidden characteristic of the Mediterranean diet of Crete.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15333159
“The longevity and excellent health status of the population of Crete has been attributed to its lifestyle and dietary habits. The impact of Greek Orthodox Christian Church fasting on these dietary habits has never been studied. One hundred and twenty Greek Orthodox Christians living in Crete participated in a 1-year prospective study.”

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