Mediterranean Diet

Can What We Eat Affect How We Feel?

Can What We Eat Affect How We Feel?

By Richard Schiffman Nutritional psychiatrists counsel patients on how better eating may be another tool in helping to ease depression and anxiety and may lead to better mental health. The patient, a 48-year-old real estate professional in treatment for anxiety and...

7-day meal plan

7-day meal plan

By Jon Johnson Reviewed by Katherine Marengo LDN, RD The Mediterranean diet puts a higher focus on plant foods than many other diets. It is not uncommon for vegetables, whole grains, and legumes to make up all or most of a meal. People following the diet typically...

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

The Mediterranean diet is a way of eating rather than a formal diet plan. It features foods eaten in Greece, Spain, southern Italy and France, and other countries that border the Mediterranean Sea. The Mediterranean diet emphasizes eating foods like fish, fruits,...

The Mediterranean Diet: Is It the Food or the Lifestyle?

The Mediterranean Diet: Is It the Food or the Lifestyle?

BY ANAHAD O'CONNOR For decades, health authorities have argued that the diet of people living in Mediterranean countries, with its emphasis on olive oil, nuts and fresh produce, is a driving force behind the region’s historically low rates of heart disease. But now a...