European Lifestyle

Change Your Lifestyle, Not Just Your Diet

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 07.17.2012 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Mediterranean food includes an abundance of fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, nuts and legumes. By contrast, the western diet is typically heavy on animal foods, processed carbohydrates and sugar, but devoid of fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Speed and efficiency are not at the core of Mediterranean cooking. But here in North America, it is.