Minggu, 06 Mei 2012


Suggest clients take this shopping list with them the next time they go to the supermarket. The list includes minimally processed foods that can easily promote a Mediterranean diet

• Fish and shellfish: Clams, crab, halibut, lobster, mussels, salmon, scallops, shrimp, sole, tilapia, trout, tuna

• Fruits (fresh, dried, frozen, or canned without sugar): apples, bananas, berries, cherries, citrus, dates, figs, grapes, melons, nectarines, peaches, pears, pomegranates

• Vegetables (fresh, frozen, or canned without salt): artichokes, asparagus, avocados, beets, bell peppers, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, celery, corn (sweet yellow), cucumbers, eggplant, fennel, green beans, green leafy vegetables, lettuce, mushrooms, olives, onions, peas, potatoes, radishes, squash, tomatoes, turnips

• Grains: barley, brown rice, buckwheat, bulgur, couscous, faro, kamut, oatmeal, polenta, quinoa, wheat berries, whole grain, stone-ground breads, rolls, tortillas, and pasta

• Legumes, nuts, and seeds: almonds, black-eyed peas, cashews, chickpeas (garbanzo beans), hazelnuts, kidney beans, lentils, lima beans, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, split peas, walnuts

• Herbs and spices (fresh or dried): basil, chili powder, chilies, cinnamon, cloves, cumin, dill, garlic, ginger, fennel seed, marjoram, mint, nutmeg, oregano, parsley, pepper (black or red), rosemary, saffron, sage, tarragon, thyme

• Dairy products: low-fat milk, low-fat yogurt, reduced-fat cheese

• Oils: canola, extra-virgin olive, grapeseed, and sesame