Healthy Swaps: Make it Mediterranean
The health benefits of a Mediterranean diet are numerous – better heart health and reduced risk of cancer, just to name a few. Use these swaps to make your diet more Mediterranean.
The Payoff: No cholesterol and an abundance of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats. Drizzle on salads, add to marinades and use to sauté veggies.
The Payoff: A boost of omega-3 fats. These good-for-you fats are also found in walnuts, flax seeds, and canola oil. Make this easy grilled salmon with a fresh fruit salsa for a quick weeknight dinner.
The Payoff: Slash the sodium but lift up the flavor. Herbs will also add cell-protecting antioxidants.
The Payoff: A reduced risk of heart disease (when consumed in moderation).