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Temecula, CA, United States, 2011/11/15 - Mediterranean Diet Cookbook for Dummies® shares recipes with ingredients shown to reduce Alzheimer’s disease and premature death - RealLivingNutrition.com.
Local dietitian, Meri Raffetto announces the release of her new cookbook, The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook for Dummies. This timely approach to a healthier lifestyle was recently found to lower the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive impairment.
The cookbook, due on bookshelves November 15th, incorporates the Mediterranean way of life, including using fresh, in-season foods such as fruits, vegetables and fish as well as enjoying unhurried meals with family and friends. Chapters include information on losing weight, incorporating fruits and vegetables and the importance of adding healthy fats found in olive oil and fish.
Readers will find:
• More than 160 delicious recipes for all occasions;
• The main principles of the Mediterranean lifestyle;
• Tips for making the switch to a Mediterranean style diet;
• Ways to incorporate more plant-based foods in your daily routine;
• Simple steps to include more heart healthy omega-three fatty acids in your diet.
The Mediterranean diet, abundant in fruits, vegetables, beans, nuts, whole grains, fish and olive oil, has been attributed in recent studies to improved brain and cardiovascular health, and has been linked to a reduced risk of developing Alzheimer’s Disease as well as a reduction in premature death in women.
As a Nutritionist Meri Raffetto, owner of Real Living Nutrition Services has been helping people find simple ways to create a healthy life without dieting or restricting food. She is also the author of The Glycemic Index Diet for Dummies and co-author of The Glycemic Index Cookbook for Dummies.
The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook for Dummies is co-authored by Registered Dietitian Wendy Jo Peterson. The book will be available from local booksellers for $19.99 and is currently available for pre-order through Amazon.com/.