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8 Ways to Follow the Mediterranean Diet for Better Health (Page 7)

Tip 6: Enjoy fruit for dessert.

Generally a good source of fiber, vitamin C and antioxidants, fresh fruit is a healthy way to indulge your sweet tooth. If it helps you to eat more, add a little sugar—drizzle slices of pear with honey or sprinkle a little brown sugar on grapefruit. Keep fresh fruit visible at home and keep a piece or two at work so you have a healthful snack when your stomach starts growling. Lots of grocery stores stock exotic fruit—pick a new one to try each week and expand your fruit horizons.

Tip 7: If you drink, moderate your consumption to no more than a glass or two with a meal. »


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