Enjoy this great article on how and why to embrace the Mediterranean Diet. Filled with guidance and recipes, this blog post will get you moving in the right direction. Enjoy!Read More
Hoda Kotb of the Today Show is waving the flag for the Mediterranean Diet. Bravo! Unfortunately, she has a craving for sweets from time-to-time and is struggling to find a solution. SimpleMD is #SweetOnHoda and has what she needs. I wrote a letter to tell her. Share it with your friends and send it to Hoda too.Read More
Make 2017, and every year thereafter, the Year of the Mediterranean Diet. Enjoy great food, great wine, and a lifestyle that's been proven to improve health and wellness. Better health comes from better choices; happy new year!Read More
A recent study has touted a diet rich in magnesium providing health benefits including a lowered risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. How do you get a magnesium-rich diet? Eat like you're from the Mediterranean, of course. Foods high in magnesium include leafy vegetables, nuts, whole grains and fish.Read More
The first Thursday after Thanksgiving is when the hard work starts. Your days and nights are filled with mall shopping, online shopping, Secret Santa, office parties, bad sweaters, Yule logs (whatever that is), cookie exchanges, bad wine, and hiding elves on shelves. That's a lot. So take time out for better living. We're doing our part by offering free shipping and putting our delicious bars on sale starting today! #BetterLivingThursdayRead More
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The quest for better living is what keeps us going at SimpleMD. It's not always easy to define, but you know it when you see and feel it. Embrace the art of better living by taking a cue from our friends in the Mediterranean region.Read More
Nothing is more closely associated with the Mediterranean than wine and olive oil. And while extra virgin olive oil may be associated with more health accolades, there's no doubt that wine is associated with more fun. The rational and the emotional are both important in adopting a Mediterranean lifestyle. We love wine... and it turns out a lot of our fans love it too. Cheers!Read More
The protein bar market is filled with hundreds of brands and nearly as many product claims. Today, choosing the right bar is just plain difficult, whether you are in a store or shopping online. And the choices continue to get tougher as new nutritional and scientific data comes to light - particularly around sugar and fat - and companies such as SimpleMD innovate new ways to bring healthy products to market.Read More
SimpleMD and Dr. Soffer are featured in an interview in Life Extension magazine.
In his new book, The Simple Mediterranean Diet: Easy Steps to Change Your Diet…And Change Your Life, cardiologist Dr. Ariel Soffer recommends both the Mediterranean lifestyle and diet.
The Mediterranean diet is rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, nuts and legumes, fish, wine, olive oil, and lean meat. Its well-documented disease-reduction benefits derive from polyphenols such as hydroxytyrosol found in olive oil, omega-3s from fish, resveratrol from red wine, beta-sitosterols from plant foods, and other constituents.
As a cardiologist, Dr. Soffer is all too familiar with the ravages of the typical American diet, and his book includes practical tips and recipes.Read More
A study found those who had a diet rich in vegetables, nuts, fish and oils were a third less likely to die early, compared with those who ate larger quantities of red meat, such as beef, and butter.Read More
The staples of the Mediterranean Diet are fresh fruit and vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins such as fish. Extra virgin olive oil and red wine often complement these wholesome foods, making them even more delicious. Incorporating these foods into your daily eating regimen is essential to take advantage of the Diet’s long-term health benefits.Read More
The Mediterranean Diet is arguably the world's healthiest and most sustainable eating regimen. Its health benefits have been scientifically documented and range from lower incidences of many cancers to a defense against Alzheimer's. It represents a lifetime of benefits, and with such a wide range of foods and flavors, it is easy to adopt and easy to maintain.Read More