...balanced Mediterranean diet
Important foods for a balanced diet-that actively participate in the Mediterranean-style Diet and constitute the foundation of the nutritional pyramid.
1. Consume plant-based proteins to drastically reduce the intake of saturated fats and cholesterol, that are always present in animal-based foods.
2. To maintain fat intake at low levels, use limited amounts of olive oil, margarine, sauces, mayonnaise and butter, when cooking vegetables and grains.
3. Use nuts and seeds that are rich in oil to enrich your breakfast or as a tasty addition to soups, pasta, salads, whole-wheat grains, pulses and vegetables.
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Grains are the greatest category of cultivated food plants. The main categories of grain are wheat, rice, barley, rye and oats. They are rich in nutrients like B complex vitamins, folic acid, minerals and various antioxidants. They are also, rich in fibre that helps the digestive system and the intestine functions.
The carbohydrates of low glycemic index contained in the grains contribute to an increase of the feeling of satiety and fullness, helping in maintaining healthy body weight