Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Embrace Mediterranean (or Nordic) diets to reduce cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease

The traditional Mediterranean diet is rich in fruit, vegetables, nuts, cereals and olive oil, includes a moderate amount of fish and poultry, and has very little dairy, red meat, processed meat and sweets. The Nordic diet is similar, focusing on vegetables, berries, pulses, whole grain cereals and fatty fish such as herring, mackerel and salmon. Instead of olive oil, the Nordic diet favours rapeseed oil.

According to the latest WHO report, both diets helped to reduce cases of chronic illnesses, such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and some cancers. 

so, let's remember the Med diet Pyramid...


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