Resources for International Mediterranean Diet Month

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Did you know that May is International Mediterranean Diet Month?

A Mediterranean diet features many of the building blocks that can aid weight loss, improve health, and even boost energy levels. It has also been cited as a healthy eating pattern by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which use a Mediterranean-style diet as an example of a balanced meal plan.

So how can you help your clients make the most of International Mediterranean Diet Month? The resources below are a great place to start…

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans: A Closer Look at Healthy Eating Patterns

This section lays out what makes up a Mediterranean-style eating pattern and why it may be good for health. It also features links to Appendix 4, which in turn provides real-world examples of a Mediterranean eating pattern.

Why Try the Mediterranean Diet?

Want to motivate your clients while exploring the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet? If so, this page is for you. With a free printable handout about the latest scientific research into the Mediterranean Diet, this page offers an engaging introduction to this month’s featured eating pattern.

Transitioning to the Mediterranean Diet

If your audience is ready to try the Mediterranean diet for themselves, this page provides practical tips and tricks for transitioning to a Mediterranean-style eating pattern.

Free Database of Mediterranean Recipes

Perfect for cooking demonstrations, email blasts, and handouts to share, this collection of free, healthy, and Mediterranean dishes is not to be missed!

For more great materials, visit the Nutrition Education Store! It’s full of posters, handouts, displays, and presentations about a Mediterranean-style eating pattern.

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