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Since cereal products belong to high-calorie food, the modern diet pyramid assumes the intake of 1-2 servings of these products per main meal.
Adherence to the Traditional Healthy Mediterranean Diet Pyramid (THMDP) [1] reduces the risk of many noncommunicable diseases [2, 3].
Advising clients about the application of the Mediterranean diet to integrate with their current lifestyles has been made simple with a pictorial depiction of "the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid for today".
This year, Oldways, a Boston-based food and nutrition non-profit, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the organization's introduction of the Mediterranean Diet and the Med Diet Pyramid to the U.
The Mediterranean Diet Pyramid celebrated its 20th anniversary in January.
In particular, people resulting more informed reported higher consumption of some key foods of the Mediterranean diet pyramid, such as fruits and fresh fish, and a lower consumption of less healthy food such as animal fats," he said.
Oldways continues its outreach to Hispanic consumers with the advent of Latino Nutrition Month and, with a little help from McCormick, is highlighting spices as the latest addition to the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid, while Infant nutrition experts Abbott and Beech-Nut have banded together to help new parents cope through an information-sharing arrangement on their respective Web sites.
In order to help people better understand the principles of the Mediterranean Diet, Oldways, a food issues think tank based in Boston, created the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid (available at www.
They found that healthy individuals who adhered most closely to the Mediterranean diet (see Mediterranean diet pyramid, above) were 28 percent less likely to develop MCI, and people with moderate adherence to the diet were 17 percent less likely to develop MCI.
These days the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid is, in my opinion, the way to go.
Gifford, pioneer of the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid, notes of the guidelines in general, "The focus on weight management, physical activity and adequate nutrients and on specific whole foods places the new guidelines in the mainstream good company of the Mediterranean Diet, long acknowledged the 'gold standard' for a healthy living pattern.