The Mediterranean Diet Formula

Become an expert on the Mediterranean Diet with this easy formula.

The most important building block of the Mediterranean Diet is to make sure that you are eating healthy fats, protein, unrefined carbs, and non-starchy vegetables at every single meal—including snacks! But many nutrient-rich foods can fall into multiple categories and it can become hard to plan delicious meals that follow the rules. Dietitian Ashley Koff came up with the Venn diagram below to help you successfully start a healthier lifestyle. Use the cheat sheet below, or print it out, to help you know which foods are best to eat on the Mediterranean Diet. 


Is Your Stomach Cramp Actually Diverticulitis?

It may not just be indigestion.

We've all been there — we get a cramp in our stomach, maybe with some nausea or constipation. It's easy to think it may just be indigestion. But what if it's something more serious like diverticulitis? That's a condition of inflammation or infection in one or more small pouches that can form in your digestive tract. Here's how to tell the difference between the pain and how to know when you should see a doctor.