From a bestselling author and physician, this fresh approach to the Mediterranean diet updates the cuisine and eating style ranked #1 by U.S. News and World Report in 2019, helping readers lose weight and improve the health of their heart, brain, gut, and microbiome.
From southern Italy, Sardinia, and France to Spain, Greece, and Northern Africa the Mediterranean region is synonymous with sparkling azure 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 style—abundant seafood, vegetables, fruits, beans and nuts; lots of olive oil; a wide variety of herbs and spices; and even dark chocolate and red wine—has been scientifically proven to maintain a healthy gut and healthy weight, thereby reducing your risk for heart disease, dementia, memory loss, and many cancers in the process.
Taking this famously healthy and life-enhancing “prescription” one step further, Dr. Steven Masley—renowned physician, nutritionist, bestselling author, and trained chef—offers 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 50 recipes for food everyone at the table will love—from hearty breakfasts, crowd-pleasing appetizers, soups, and sides, to family-style salads, memorable main meals, and irresistible desserts—The Mediterranean Method is a revolutionary program for losing weight and maintaining the amazing health you regain. Slim down and protect your heart, your brain, and your healthy longevity—all while you enjoy the amazing bounty, variety, and joy of Mediterranean cooking!
From the Publisher
What is the Mediterranean Method?
The Mediterranean Method is the healthiest version of the Mediterranean diet – and equally as delicious. With this book, you’ll discover:
A scientifically proven program that will dramatically reduce your risk for heart disease & memory loss, and increase your longevitySteps to be slimmer and maintain a healthy weightTips that will make you fitter in mind and body, while better managing stress50+ low-glycemic, delicious recipes that will introduce a variety of flavors into your kitchenAnd much, much more!
A Whole-Foods Diet for the Whole Planet
Dr. Masley’s program will teach you which foods are part of the Mediterranean diet and which to eat to help you achieve your health and weight goals. You will also discover why the Spaniards have the longest lifespan on the planet, why the French are slimmer than Americans, and why Italians are able to eat pasta often without gaining weight. With this program, you will break eating habits based upon outdated myths and discover how often to eat certain foods, ideal serving sizes and portions, and more. People who follow the Mediterranean diet have the longest life span and best health on the planet – whether you live in Europe, the United States, or elsewhere, the closer you adhere to this lifestyle, the longer you will live and the less disease you will have.
A Diet for Any Need: Weight Loss, Heart-Health, Brain Health, Longevity, and Healthy Gut
If you are interested in improving your heart health, or if you’re looking for a solution to shed those pounds, Dr. Masley has a plan for you. Chapters are dedicated to five specific health concerns including: Weight Loss, Brain Health, Heart-Health, Longevity, and Healthy Gut. All recipes in this book, including salade nicoise, grilled sea bass, Spanish tortilla, and black eyed pea and pomegranate salad, can be enjoyed no matter your health-goals.
The Mediterranean Method: Your Complete Plan to Harness the Power of the Healthiest Diet on the Planet — Lose Weight, Prevent Heart Disease, and More! (A Mediterranean Diet Cookbook)
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