There are numerous fascinating places to visit in the Mediterranean region with a wonderfully rich culture and history. Countries located in the Mediterranean region are culturally similar, yet very different, with their cultural activities and rituals that make them unique. The region’s ancient cultures played a key role in the origin and development of many cultures over the years. Picturesque places where ancient meets modern, unique beaches and impressive landscapes will make you come back to this fascinating part of the world. Explore Mediterranean with us and find a perfect place for your next vacation or bring a part of Mediterranean to your home by preparing some delicious healthy Mediterranean food. Explore numerous places, recipes, events, interesting facts and find out lots of useful information about lovely Mediterranean countries.
As we already said in articles before, Mediterranean diet is not only a diet program for those who would like to lose weight, it is a diet for all those who want to stay healthy and in shape. It is easy to follow, no special programs needed, no calorie counting, just eating healthy Mediterranean ingredients…Details
Photo credit: Jamie Dobson Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) is the main key of the Mediterranean diet. It has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, it lowers your cholesterol levels and protects against many diseases such as cardiovascular diseases. Extra virgin olive oil is free of cholesterol and carbohydrates. Read about Olive oil facts and uses here…Details
Photo credit: haans gruber Fresh fruits and vegetables should be the food we consume the most during the day. Perhaps you read the story about the research “Human exposure to pesticides from food” done by the Swedish Environmental Research Institute and Swedish grocery chain Coop about what happened when one family of five switched from eating…Details
Photo credit: MarenWischnewski “Let food be thy medicine, thy medicine shall be thy food.” Hippocrates In Italy, there are more the 16.000 centenarians and 3.6 million people who are more than 80 years old. Various studies* have shown that following the Mediterranean diet is one of the main factors that can guarantee longevity. In…Details
Photo credit: Ida Myrvold Preparing your favorite smoothie can be a perfect way to start your day. It is recommended to eat five portions of fruit and vegetables a day, so preparing smoothies can be an easy and fast way to achieve that sometimes. Smoothies are very rich in nutrients, they will provide your body…Details
Photo credit: Tella Chen Eat Breakfast as a King As in any other diet, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It is absolutely wrong to skip breakfast if you are trying to lose weight or not. Skipping breakfast will make you eat more food at the next meal, and as some studies…Details