Eat As The Mediterraneans Do!
Many of us know someone who has been affected by cancer, or have personally been affected by cancer. It is a terrible disease and one that no person wants to be diagnosed with. While it is not always preventable, there have been studies that link diet as a way to prevent some cancers. One diet that has been shown to help prevent common types of cancer, among other chronic diseases, is the Mediterranean Diet. This diet is modeled after the diet of the countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea. This diet would be a good idea for an individual with a family history of cancer to follow.
So what is the Mediterranean Diet??
Eat More Frequently:
Eat Moderately: (a few times a week)
Eat Rarely: (a few times a month)
Try out this veggie pizza to get a good serving of vegetables and whole grains!
1. Heat electric skillet to 300 degrees F or frying pan to medium heat.
2. Spray with non-stick cooking spray.
3. Brown tortilla lightly on one side. Turn and spread with pizza sauce.
4. Add vegetables and top with cheese. Cover pan and heat until cheese is melted (about 1 minute). Remove with spatula
*You can use any different vegetables
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture