In the Mediterranean part there are many different diets caused by cuisine. They have a lot in common in consumption of fruits and vegetable cereals, olive oil and moderated amounts of fish and meat. While in some Mediterranean countries drink a moderated amount of wine. Mediterranean countries record a moderated rate of cancer and cardiovascular disease, which is largely attributed towards this diet. The Mediterranean diet is a real cardiovascular protective diet because of all its characteristics. It is suitable in preventing both obesity and metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and all late complications related to the brain and heart.
Metabolic syndrome can be diagnosed if we have 3 out of these 5 factors.
- Waist circumstances for men larger than 102 and for women more than 88.
- Triglycerides greater than 1.7
- The most useful HD cholesterol less then 1.0 for men and 1.3 for women.
- High blood pressure level greater than 130/85.
- Sugars more than 6.1
Namely, we said that the Mediterranean has an abundance of vegetables, primarily green leafy vegetables. Which is the largest source of iron and large quantities cheeses are very common on the Mediterranean table. Since a large amount of red meat is not consumed.
On this occupation, I will share with you a couple of recipes that you can prepare at home.
Mediterranean salad with scrambled eggs.
The portion is intended for 4 people and the preparation will take about 35 minutes.
Cut the cherry tomatoes in half, cut the bread into cubes, slice the cucumber into rings, the onion into strips, shop the basil, grate the cheese, and break the eggs in a bowl and beat them. In the bowl with the eggs , add the dried oregano, grated cheese and mix well. Pour the mixture of eggs and cheese into a pan of two or three table spoons of warmed olive oil and bake it on medium heat without stirring.
After three or four minutes of baking, turn the eggs on the other side, bake them for another two minutes or three minutes, place them on a plate to cool and cut the resulting scrambled eggs into cubes. Put cucumbers in a salad bowl, add cherry tomatoes, chopped basil, pour olive oil, wine vinegar, salt, steam and then mix well. Then add the bread cubes and scrambled eggs, gently mix the ingredients. Leave the salad to stand for two or three minutes for the ingredients to soak.
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