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Book Review: Mediterranean Diet Cookbook for Dummies

Read any research book or paper about the healthiest and most long-lived population in the world and they will unanimously confirm that the countries around the Mediterranean Sea is the healthiest.

The Mediterranean population consumes a diet of bountiful fresh foods on a daily basis and walk or ride bicycles as the norm which provides great exercise to keep them fit.

This lifestyle lowers the risk and occurrences of such diseases as cancer, diabetes, heart disease and hypertension.

All the information you’ll need to improve your health by living a Mediterranean lifestyle can be found in the Mediterranean Diet Cookbook for Dummies.

The Dummies books are the go-to books to get information about dozens of subjects and this cookbook doesn’t disappoint.

You’ll use olive oil and olives – and even wine – to create phenomenal, savory dishes that will make you as happy and healthy as if you were living on a Greek island in the middle of the sea.

The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook for Dummies was put together by two creative authors – Meri Raffetto, R.D. and Wendy Jo Peterson, M.S., R.D.

The more than 160 recipes in the book are directly taken from proven healthy diets and lifestyles of the Mediterranean shore’s population.

Friends and family, friends and acquaintances were instrumental in the delicious recipes contain in the book.

These recipes will let you choose from healthy foods to lose weight, prevent diseases and fight a disease you may already suffer from.

There’s a great introduction to the Mediterranean lifestyle that will explain the health benefits of the diet and the way of life.

You’ll learn how to master the Mediterranean diet techniques so that you’ll get all the benefits and taste it offers.

Recipes include tapas, pasta, soups and stews for all types such as vegetarians, and meat eaters.

The Mediterranean diet doesn’t restrict you – but lets you experience a multitude of cuisines that will help you lose weight and improve your health.

You’ll find recipes that suit everyone’s taste. There are meat filled dolmas (grape leaves with meat filling), orange ricotta pancakes, vegetable omelets and walnut baklava (dessert).

While the cookbook is mainly about recipes, you’ll also learn the reasoning behind the Mediterranean diet and how it can help you regain your health.

You’ll learn how to fight free radicals that threaten your life and how to suppress your diet naturally.

The focus of the Mediterranean Diet Cookbook for Dummies is on plant-based foods that can make a difference in the way you feel and how your health affects your lifestyle.

You’ll learn how to schedule the necessary time needed for cooking and how to make quick and easy meals for you and your family.

If you’re interested in the Mediterranean style of cooking and would like to enjoy the health benefits and super lifestyle that the Mediterranean population enjoys, get the Mediterranean Diet Cookbook for Dummies and start living the dream.