03 Mediterranean Diet Lessons for Healthier, Happier, Longer Lives | Alexandria Zozos

Lessons from the Mediterranean Lifestyle for health, joy and longevity.

In 2022 the Mediterranean Diet was ranked number one for Best Plant-Based Diet, Best Heart-Healthy Diet, Best Diabetes Diet, Best Diet for Healthy Eating, and the Easiest Diet to Follow according to U.S. News & World Report.

In this episode Kylie Jane is joined by Alexandria Zozos (Registered Dietitian Nutritionist of The Mediterranean Nutritionist) to discuss The Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle, what it is, the Mediterranean Diet pyramid, the health benefits and how we can incorporate lessons from The Blue Zones into our own lifestyles for radiant health.

We discuss:

1. What is the Mediterranean diet?

2. What are the benefits of the Mediterranean diet? Why it has been ranked as the Best Overall Diet 5 years in a row according to U.S. News & World Report

3. The Mediterranean diet pyramid, why it’s so much more than a diet, focusing on joyful movement, enjoying meals together, and abundance over restriction

4. The connection between the Mediterranean diet and the Blue Zones (e.g. Sardinia, Italy and Ikaria, Greece) - what we can learn from the world's longest-living, healthiest populations

5. Mediterranean diet misconceptions and Ale’s practical tips on how to adopt a Mediterranean lifestyle to fit your own for a radiantly healthy life