Mediterranean Diet

Difference between Mediterranean Diet and Keto?

Mediterranean Diet

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

  1. Keto is a true diet, but the Mediterranean diet is diet style
  2. Keto is a lot more restrictive than the Mediterranean diet
  3. Both diets encourage foods with fat, but not the same types of fats
  4. The Mediterranean diet calls for nutrient-rich food groups
  5. The Mediterranean diet does not requires you to track your food
  6. Both diets moderate your sugar intake but in different ways
  7. The Mediterranean eating plan may have less health risks

Mediterranean Diet or Keto?

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