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The Miami Mediterranean Diet: Lose Weight and Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease [NOOK Book]

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Obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer—all diseases that have been scientifically linked to diet—are at an all-time high, and the recent popularity of low-carb, high-fat diets has only made things worse. But there’s a way that’s been successful for millions of people for thousands of years: the Mediterranean diet.

In The Miami Mediterranean Diet, noted Miami cardiologist Michael Ozner updates the traditional Mediterranean diet—clinically ...
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The Miami Mediterranean Diet: Lose Weight and Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease

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Overview

Obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer—all diseases that have been scientifically linked to diet—are at an all-time high, and the recent popularity of low-carb, high-fat diets has only made things worse. But there’s a way that’s been successful for millions of people for thousands of years: the Mediterranean diet.

In The Miami Mediterranean Diet, noted Miami cardiologist Michael Ozner updates the traditional Mediterranean diet—clinically proven to reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer and numerous other diseases—with the latest scientific findings in health and nutrition to create a diet that’s easy to follow. With more than 300 delicious recipes, from soups to omelets, from salads to desserts, as well as an abundance of evidence supporting the Mediterranean diet’s incredible health benefits, The Miami Mediterranean Diet shows you how and why to change your life for a longer, healthier, happier life.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781935251019
  • Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/1/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 761,582
  • File size: 507 KB

Meet the Author

Michael Ozner, MD, FACC, FAHA, is one of America’s leading advocates for heart disease prevention. Dr. Ozner is a board-certified cardiologist; a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and of the American Heart Association; medical director of Wellness & Prevention at Baptist Health South Florida and a well-known regional and national speaker in the field of preventive cardiology. He is the medical director of the Cardiovascular Prevention Institute of South Florida and symposium director for “Cardiovascular Disease Prevention,” an annual international meeting highlighting advances in preventive cardiology and dedicated to treatment and prevention of heart attack and stroke. Dr. Ozner has frequently appeared in print, radio, and television media including The New York Times and CBS News. He was the recipient of the 2008 American Heart Association Humanitarian Award and has been elected to Top Cardiologists in America by the Consumer Council of America. Dr. Ozner is also the author of the BenBella Books titles The Miami Mediterranean Diet and The Great American Heart Hoax.
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Table of Contents

Foreword xi

Part 1 The Miami Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle

How Your Diet and Lifestyle Are Affecting Your Health 3

The Miami Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle 9

Why Choose the Miami Mediterranean Diet? 19

Putting the Pieces Together 29

It's Your Choice! 45

Part 2 Recipes

A 14-Day Menu Plan 51

A Guide to Cooking Method Terminology 71

Salads 73

Soups 99

Pizza, Pizza Sauces, and Pizza Crusts 117

Omelets and Frittatas 135

Pancakes 143

Main Dishes 149

Side Dishes 235

Wraps and Sandwiches 269

Breads 281

Desserts 291

Smoothies 329

Appetizers, Dips, and Snack Foods 335

Spices, Sauces, Marinades, and Dressings 351

Appendices

Appendix A The Atherogenic Metabolic Stew 369

Appendix B Important Medications for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention 371

Appendix C Tips on Purchasing, Preparing, and Eating Foods in the Miami Mediterranean Diet 373

Appendix D Eating Out on the Miami Mediterranean Diet (The Restaurant Survival Guide) 389

Glossary 391

Recipe Index 397

Index 407

About the Author 419

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  • Posted June 24, 2012

    Kudos to Dr. Ozner! Miami Mediterranean provides a detail expla

    Kudos to Dr. Ozner! Miami Mediterranean provides a detail explanation on why we should eat healthy, and the challenges we face in the United States compared to the Mediterranean in living a healthy style. The recipes are delish! Although the book did no include pictues do not be discourage for those who are visual like me...its worth the buy. I will report my weight and cholesterol loss in a couple of monts. Unitl then... enjoy and bon appetite!!

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