Being “overweight” takes years off a person’s life by involving that person in any number of very serious diseases such as increased risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and weight gain (may very well shorten your life). However, none of the health conditions that are linked to being overweight or obese needs to be tolerated. You just have to watch what you eat.
In this eBook, we will analyze junk food and how it affects one’s caloric intake and the link between fast food and obesity. We examine major menu items from popular fast food restaurants and break down the nutritional facts so you understand the true cost of consuming these quick and convenient foods.
We’ve included a study of why people living on the Greek Isles were living longer with fewer illnesses than citizens of the United States or Europe. After much research they found part of the secret to their longevity was a certain diet and exercise, thus the Mediterranean diet was born. We discuss the twelve essential qualities of the Mediterranean diet and have included a number of Mediterranean diet recipes to get you started on the road to health and longevity.