This paper is to find out and review the various aspects of the book “The Mediterranean diet: constituents and health promotion” written by some wonderful and well known writers. What the writers have actually provides and what is the feeling to know that information is the basic part of this review paper. In addition, it examines to assess whether the information regarding Mediterranean diet has been discussed properly or not. Mediterranean diet is receiving increasing attention due to its greater positive effects on human health by reducing the risk of coronary disease, cancer as well as so many other problems. All these aspects have been discussed in that book and this paper is to review those aspects whether they are properly placed or not.
The Mediterranean diet – good for us or not?
Peoples living in certain olive growing regions of Mediterranean basin display high life expectancies and lowest rate of chronic disease in the world. These benefits are achieved in spite of socioeconomic indicators which are often lower than those of more industrial countries in Europe and North America. During the last ten years, the Mediterranean diet has been the matter of constant attention, debate and controversy. It is now considered as a cultural model for health promotion and dietary control in the Europe and United States. The book “The Mediterranean diet: constituents and health promotion” presents several materials which includes the most current information about important nutrition issues and concerns.
In 1980, the Mediterranean diet typical of Greece and other regions of southern Europe became the focus of wide-ranging research. It is because, the Mediterranean diet has become across the world associated with its affirmative effects on longevity and rates of heart disease as well as cancer and other chronic conditions. “Since Keys’ first observations in the 1960s, the Mediterranean diet has been under scrutiny by researchers and public health specialists for its health-promoting qualities.” For this, over the last five decades both clinical and scientific studies have supported the positive benefits of Mediterranean diet.
From the western life style and diet to Mediterranean life style and diet is becoming popular day by day. Before going to review the book “The Mediterranean diet: constituents and health promotion” it would be better to mention some information about the Mediterranean diet. Mediterranean diet is one of the most nutritious and healthful diets in the world. It provides delicious food but healthy and offers a program that will formulate dieters everywhere. In efforts to know Mediterranean diet, it is essential to first learn about the Mediterranean Sea border. This diet is particularly tied geographically to areas of olive oil cultivation in the Mediterranean basin. So knowing these things are very important for the reader to understand the depth understanding of this book.