Difference between Mediterranean Diet and Keto?
What is the Mediterranean Diet?
- The Mediterranean diet is based on the traditional foods of Greece, Italy and other countries that in the Mediterranean area.
- Whole grains, vegetables, legumes, fruits, nuts, seeds, herbs and spices, are the basis of the diet. Olive oil is the main source of added fat.
- Fish, seafood, dairy and poultry are included in moderation while red meat and anything sugar-added or processed are eaten only occasionally.
- Wine is included in moderation.
Compared to Keto
- Keto is a true diet, but the Mediterranean diet is diet style
- Keto is a lot more restrictive than the Mediterranean diet
- Both diets encourage foods with fat, but not the same types of fats
- The Mediterranean diet calls for nutrient-rich food groups
- The Mediterranean diet does not requires you to track your food
- Both diets moderate your sugar intake but in different ways
- The Mediterranean eating plan may have less health risks