We don’t often play favorites, but the Mediterranean diet is definitely a way of eating we can get behind. If you’re thinking of giving it a try, you’ll want to load up on veggies — and stock your pantry with these Mediterranean diet essentials.
Everyone wants a gorgeous head full of healthy hair. In reality, dry, dull, brittle, or breaking hair, and even hair loss, are fairly common. Though we don’t control our genes, fortunately, we are in charge of what we eat. Here are some of the foods experts recommend for beautifying and strengthening your locks.
For many, fish is something they only eat when they order it at restaurants. There’s just something about it that’s intimidating when it comes to cooking it at home. That’s a shame, though, because getting more fish into your diet is a great way to start on the road towards healthier eating since it’s been shown to promote heart-heart.
The Mediterranean diet has been getting a lot of praise recently. While it was voted the best diet at the beginning of last year, its popularity shows no sign of slowing down. Even if you don’t know much about it, you may know that things like vegetables, fruits, olive oil, and fish make up a large component of the diet.
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Salmon, strawberries, and avocado- you could hardly think up a healthier trio of ingredients. They come together here to create a meal that’s so refreshingly different and flavorful, “health” is about the last last thing you’ll think of when you enjoy it. This recipe is from The Clean Plates Cookbook ($17; Running Press) by Jared Koch with Jill Silverman Hough.
Use local and/or organic ingredients whenever possible. Substitute grapeseed or sesame oil for canola oil. Choose brown rice instead of white rice. “This is one of my favorite ways to cook fish. It’s so simple yet so satisfying. Traditionally, we use black bass or flounder for this preparation, but one of my favorite fish is skate. The poaching liquid that pools on the plate is the beginning of a fantastic sauce. Once you add the soy sauce and flash fry the ginger and scallions, you’ll be spooning it over your rice and eating every last grain.” – Edric Har
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