10 Tips to Avoid Cancer

Avoid Cancer

Experts think that about a quarter of all cancer cases are caused by unhealthy diets and obesity. Our diet influences our risk of many cancers, including cancers of the bowel, stomach, mouth, foodpipe and breast. You can reduce your cancer risk by eating a healthy, balanced diet that is high in fiber, fruit and vegetables, … Read more

101 Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Diet and Weight Loss Questions


Mediterranean Diet Secrets contains 101 Answers to your most frequently asked diet and weight loss questions. We have included ten of those questions and answers below. 1. What type of vitamin supplements should I take?A. If you wish to take vitamins you may want to begin with a good quality multivitamin with antioxidants. This is … Read more

Why Do I Eat What I Eat?

Junk Food

As I wrote in the introduction to Mediterranean Diet Secrets, far too often our diets are based on what someone else may think or eat without us even realizing it. For example, poor eating habits are often handed down through a family like old clothes. When I was a kid, my mother used to say … Read more

The Mediterranean Diet and Alzheimer’s

Mediterranean Meal

Americans who ate a Mediterranean diet – lots of fruits, vegetables, legumes, cereals, some fish and alcohol, and little dairy and meat – had a reduced risk for Alzheimer’s disease as they aged. These findings are published in the April issue of Annals of Neurology, a journal published by John Wiley & Sons. The article … Read more

Wholegrain Foods

Oats Whole Grains

What are Wholegrain Foods? Wholegrain foods are cereal grains which retain the bran and germ as well as the endosperm, in contrast to refined grains which retain only the endosperm. Whole meal products are made from whole grain flour. Common whole grain products include oatmeal, popcorn, brown rice, whole wheat flour, sprouted grains and whole … Read more

Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal Fatigue Stress

What Is Adrenal Fatigue And What Are The Stages To Recovery? Are you suffering from adrenal fatigue? Your adrenal glands are two tiny pyramid-shaped pieces of tissue situated right above each kidney. Their job is to produce and release, when appropriate, certain regulatory hormones and chemical messengers. Adrenaline is manufactured in the interior of the … Read more