The Mediterranean Diet, a way of life – by Cameron McLean APD

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More fruit, veg, fish, less processed foods. You know it makes sense 🙂

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Please welcome guest blogger Cameron McLean! Cameron is an Accredited Practising Dietitian who recently graduated from the University of Wollongong. Connect with Cameron on twitter

Over the years, the Mediterranean Diet has gained increased amounts of attention from researchers, dietitians and media from across the globe. In fact, just this week the 2nd World Forum on Nutrition Research held in Brisbane focused on Translating the Principles of the Mediterranean Diet. Fortunately, I was one of the lucky dietitians that were able to attend this program and I am going to share with you some of the things that I learnt.

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

Unlike many of those ‘popular’ fad diets you see in the glossy magazines and newspapers, the Mediterranean Diet is somewhat like a way of life. Although there are many interpretations what is actually included in a Mediterranean style diet, the image below represents the typical…

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