Five Recipes for a Mediterranean Mealtime


The health benefits of the Mediterranean diet[1] — the U.S. News & World Report[2] best diet for 2019 — are well known, from lowering risk of heart attack and stroke to decreasing Alzheimer’s risk[3] to improving diabetes control. Interested in trying a Mediterranean style of eating out for yourself? There’s no better time than the summer! Try these five fresh and refreshing dishes.

Main-Dish Mediterranean Salad

Main-Dish Mediterranean Salad
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Perfect for a light lunch, this low-carb Mediterranean salad has fewer than 200 calories and can be thrown together in minutes! Just place the salad ingredients in a large bowl, blend the items for the homemade dressing together, combine, and dine! Get the Main-Dish Mediterranean Salad recipe >>


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Endnotes:
  1. health benefits of the Mediterranean diet: https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/nutrition-exercise/meal-planning/five-reasons-try-mediterranean-diet/
  2. U.S. News & World Report: https://www.usnews.com/info/blogs/press-room/articles/2019-01-02/us-news-reveals-best-diets-rankings-for-2019
  3. Alzheimer’s risk: https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/blog/keeping-alzheimers-disease-bay/
  4. more than 900 recipes: https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/

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