Mediterranean Foods Associated with Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Posted by on Aug 20, 2015

Mediterranean Foods Associated with Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Hello all,

Thank you for all your support and continued patronage and thank you for checking out our second blog post.   With the constant bombardment of award winning diet books and health cleanses being advertised today it can be difficult to find a reliable source on healthy eating.  Well, science has spoken and has declared that A diet of minimally processed foods close to nature, such as the Mediterranean diet, is decisively associated with health promotion and disease prevention.  Research done Dr. David Katz at Yale University’s Prevention Research Center shows that diets rich in fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and seeds support a wide range of health benefits.  These benefits include a reduced risk of cancer and heart disease.  The research goes on to state that:

The Mediterranean diet, which is additionally defined by high intake of fiber, moderate alcohol and meat intake, antioxidants, and polyphenols, does have favorable effects on heart disease, cancer risk, obesity, metabolic syndrome, and “is potentially associated with defense against neurodegenerative disease and preservation of cognitive function, reduced inflammation, and defense against asthma.”

 

Mediterranean Salad

Mediterranean Salad

Here at choice we pride ourselves in providing our customers with only the freshest and most healthy ingredients.  With over 50 years of restaurant and catering experience we combine the most healthy and delicious aspects of Mediterranean eating to bring you the absolute best meals possible.  Come in today and try our  Mediterranean Wrap and decide for yourself!

 

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