The Mediterranean diet incorporates the basics of healthy eating and includes delicious olive oil and if you choose – a glass of red wine. The Mediterranean diet characterizes the traditional cooking style of countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea and affords many health benefits.
We all know that cholesterol and saturated fat are not good for us and can lead to heart disease right? In your practices are you not still telling your patients that they need to avoid saturated and cholesterol and choose “good fats” sparingly? You may want to reconsider. By Paul Villaire FNP-BC
Are you at risk for developing diabetes or hypertension? Is your cholesterol elevated? Are you at risk for cardiovascular disease? Most people do not know if they are at risk or if they even have these diseases and do not know. Are you overweight or obese? If you do not know then you need to see your health care provider and find out, ask questions, and take responsibility for your health. Do you know your “health” numbers? By Paul Villaire FNP-BC