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  • Rainbow Diet

    The importance of pulses in the Mediterranean Diet

    Pulses, orĀ legumes, (lentils, beans, peas) are key ingredients in the Mediterranean diet. They help control blood glucose and blood lipid levels; reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and hormonally-driven cancers; are high in soluble fibre promoting the gut microbiome and the immune system, and they are a wonderful store of protein. Pulses are often termed the ‘cornerstone’ of the Rainbow…

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  • Rainbow Diet

    To lower liver fat choose the Mediterranean diet

    A Mediterranean diet reduces hepatic fat more than a low-fat diet, improving the health and fat content of the liver above and beyond visceral fat changes. A colourful Mediterranean diet (a Rainbow Diet) is certainly not low fat; it contains high levels of unsaturated fat from extra virgin olive oil and nut oils such as walnut oil. It also contains…

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