Miami Mediterranean Diet: Lose Weight and Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease with 300 Delicious Recipes

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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 proven to reduce your risk of heart...

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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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What People Are Saying

Randolph P. Martin
Research has clearly shown that those who follow a life-long Mediterranean diet and lifestyle are giving themselves the best insurance for a healthy life, and now Dr. Ozner brings that to our shores. (Randolph P. Martin, MD, director of noninvasive cardiology, Emory University Hospital)
Barry T. Katzen
A concise, no-nonsense approach for heart disease prevention. With so many fad diets that are here today and gone tomorrow, finally there is a logical and sensible dietary and lifestyle approach based on the clinically proven Mediterranean guidelines. (Barry T. Katzen, MD, medical director, Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute of Miami)
Karen Lieverman
The recipes are easy to produce and generate delicious meals; no one would feel deprived adhering to the stated plan. (Karen Lieverman, PhD, RD, professor and chair, The Hospitality College, Johnson & Wales University-Florida Campus)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781933771502
  • Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/1/2008
  • Edition description: Expanded
  • Pages: 417
  • Product dimensions: 6.22 (w) x 9.16 (h) x 1.12 (d)

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
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
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
The Atherogenic Metabolic Stew     369
Important Medications for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention     371
Tips on Purchasing, Preparing, and Eating Foods in the Miami Mediterranean Diet     373
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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