If you have one or more health conditions such as high blood pressure or high cholesterol and triglycerides which place you at risk for cardiovascular disease, don’t assume modern medicine has all the answers for you…
After I got a bachelor degree in Nutrition Science and became certified as a Registered Dietitian by the American Dietetic Association, I realized that writing Your Heart Needs the Mediterranean Diet was a must. Why?
Because I was born and raised in Spain and I have experienced all the health benefits a Mediterranean diet and lifestyle have to offer. On the other side of the spectrum, and like you, I constantly see around me the devastating effects of today’s Western diet and Western lifestyle.
I wrote Your Heart Needs the Mediterranean Diet in an innovative and simple-to-follow dialogue format. Al, a fictional patient and Emi, the Dietitian, embark on a journey to reverse Al’s high blood pressure and high levels of cholesterol and triglycerides.
As you progress with the chapters and implement the knowledge acquired throughout the book, you will be able to decrease your risk of heart disease, spend more time with your family, friends and your community, and reduce stress at work. You will realize that you are becoming happier and healthier by following the Mediterranean lifestyle!
This book will also empower you with the knowledge to contribute to your family and friends’ health and happiness. Isn’t it wonderful?
According to statistics from the World Health Organization, Mediterraneans have almost half as many deaths from cardiovascular disease as Americans.
Thus, if the Mediterranean diet has worked for its people for centuries in warding off many of… Read more…