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Millie Snyder will be signing copies of Lean and Luscious and Lean and Luscious Meatless cookbooks during the West Virginia Book Festival during the Festival Marketplace. The West Virginia Book Festival is October 26-27 in Charleston and the Civic Center Coliseum. The Festival Marketplace is 11:30 am to 6:30 pm on Friday and 8 am to 5 pm on Saturday. Admission to the Festival Marketplace is free. Stop by Millie’s booth and learn about eating better and how to enjoy food and stay healthy.

9 Healthy Foods from the Mediterranean Diet

From: Eating Well By: Lisa Valente, M.S., R.D. Are you looking to eat better? Healthier? Did you doctor recently express concern over your diet? This article by Eating Well, should be helpful. It provides some healthy food options. Key ingredients of Mediterranean cuisine include olive oil, fresh fruits and vegetables, protein-rich legumes, fish and whole grains with moderate amounts of wine and red meat. The flavors are rich, and the health benefits for people choosing a Mediterranean diet, one of the world's healthiest, are hard to ignore—they are less likely to develop high blood pressure, high cholesterol or become obese. If you're trying to eat foods that are better for your heart, star

The Mediterranean Lifestyle: Group Support is Available

The way we think about the word “diet” today is something borne of restriction that helps you lose weight. The Mediterranean diet couldn’t be further from that. Rather, it’s a heart-healthy diet that includes the food staples of people who live in the region around the Mediterranean Sea, such as Greece, Croatia, and Italy. The Mediterranean diet emphasizes: Eating primarily plant-based foods, such as fruits and vegetables, whole grains, legumes and nuts Replacing butter with healthy fats such as olive oil and canola oil Using herbs and spices instead of salt to flavor foods Limiting red meat to no more than a few times a month Eating fish and poultry at least twice a week Enjoying meals with

Mediterranean Diet 101: A Meal Plan and Beginner's Guide

From: Healthline By: Kris Gunnars, BSc I you been hearing a lot about the Mediterranean Diet? But didn't know where to begin on planning the meals? This information by Healthline is very helpful. The Mediterranean diet is based on the traditional foods that people used to eat in countries like Italy and Greece back in 1960. Researchers noted that these people were exceptionally healthy compared to Americans and had a low risk of many lifestyle diseases. Numerous studies have now shown that the Mediterranean diet can cause weight loss and help prevent heart attacks, strokes, type 2 diabetes and premature death. There is no one right way to follow the Mediterranean diet, as there are many coun

Millie Snyder to Visit Mountain State Forest Festival

The 82nd Annual Mountain State Forest Festival is scheduled for October 4-7, 2018 in Elkins, WV. The Mountain State Forest Festival is one of the largest and oldest festivals in West Virginia, continuing to promote the beauty and splendor of our mountains and valleys in all their autumn glory and promoting prudent development, conservation and culture of our abundant natural resources for the future. The festival affords us the opportunity to share with our community and state the important role West Virginia’s natural resources play in our economic development. Rich in tradition, the Festival also plays a major role in our local and state economy and offers something for everyone to enjoy,

Mediterranean Diet Could Prevent Depression, New Study Finds

From: CNN By Nina Avramova The Mediterranean diet emphasizes: Eating primarily plant-based foods, such as fruits and vegetables, whole grains, legumes and nuts. Replacing butter with healthy fats such as olive oil and canola oil. Using herbs and spices instead of salt to flavor foods. Limiting red meat to no more than a few times a month. Millie Snyder, an award-winning author, inspirational speaker, and entrepreneur, has been positively impacting people’s lives for nearly fifty years with her message of healthy living. This article from CNN reveals something Millie has known all-along. A Mediterranean diet -- rich in vegetables, fruits, nuts and fish -- could help lower a person's risk of d

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