There are so many fad diets out there. It can be challenging to know which one to choose. The Mediterranean diet has been shown to decrease stress, lower blood pressure, cardiovascular benefits, lowers obesity risks, reduces weight and supports the body healthfully by reducing inflammation.
The basics of the diet are to eat clean whole foods:
Limiting fruit to one piece per day
Eat good fats (olive oil, coconut oil, butter, flaxseeds, fish, avocados, nuts, seeds).
Use sea salt to benefit the adrenal glands and support the mineral balance.
Limit bread carbs to 60 grams per day.
Each meal/snack, make sure that each portion has protein 2-4:1 carbohydrate balance.
Eat every 3-4 hours
Small portions 4-5 times per day to kick up metabolism and decrease stress on the body.
Increase water intake daily.
Fried fatty foods
Trans fats (margarine, corn oil, peanut oil, lard or vegetable oil) Processed Foods
Non-organic dairy products
Contact Dr. Kovalik for exact details and guidance for this diet plan.
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