A fresh approach to the Mediterranean diet that focuses on low-glycemic foods that benefit the heart, brain, gut, and microbiome.
From southern Italy, Sardinia and France to Spain, Greece, and Northern Africa the Mediterranean region is synonymous with sparkling blue waters and clear blue skies. It's also home to most of the world's longest-lived and vibrantly healthy people. Now we know why! Repeatedly ranked the #1 diet by U.S. News and World Report, the Mediterranean eating styleabundant seafood, vegetables, fruits, beans and nuts; lots of olive oil; a wide variety of herbs and spices; and even dark chocolate and red winehas been scientifically proven to maintain a healthy gut and healthy weight, thereby reducing your risk for heart disease, dementia and memory loss, and many cancers in the process.
Taking this famously healthy and life-enhancing "prescription" one step further, Dr. Steven Masleyrenowned physician, nutritionist, bestselling author, and trained chefoffers all the flavors and benefits of the Mediterranean diet, but with a "skinny" twist: he focuses on delicious ingredients with a low-glycemic load. Including more than 50 recipes for food everyone at the table will lovefrom hearty breakfasts, crowd-pleasing appetizers, soups, and sides, to family-style salads, memorable main meals, and irresistible dessertsThe Mediterranean Method is a revolutionary program for losing weight and maintaining the amazing health you regain. Slim down, protect your heart, your brain, and your healthy longevityall while you enjoy the amazing bounty, variety, and joy of Mediterranean cooking!
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About the Author
STEVEN MASLEY, MD, is a physician, nutritionist, and trained chef. He is a fellow with the American Heart Association, the American College of Nutrition, and the American Academy of Family Physicians. He has helped thousands of patients improve their cognitive function, and prevent and reverse type II diabetes and heart disease. His clinical research focuses on the impact of lifestyle choices on brain function, heart health, and aging. Masley has published several best-selling books: The Better Brain Solution, The 30-Day Heart Tune-Up, Ten Years Younger, Smart Fat, and numerous scientific articles that have appeared in The Journal of the American College of Nutrition, Integrative Medicine, JAMA, The American Family Physician, and The Journal of Clinical Psychology. His health programs have been seen on PBS, the Discovery Channel, and the Today Show. Dr. Masley is a Clinical Associate Professor with the University of South Florida. He lives in St. Petersburg, Florida, where he heads the Masley Optimal Health Center.