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The Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet on a Greece Sailing Break

By MedSailors Crew
on  July 02, 2016

It might not be the very first thing you consider when choosing your summer holiday destination, but for many the food and drink available abroad is essential to enjoyment when it comes to travelling away from home. One of the huge advantages of a Greece sailing break is the opportunity to try some of the finest food in the Mediterranean – not only is Greek food delicious, it actually carries a number of health benefits too.

Greek cuisine - Healthy options for everyone

For a long time, research has shown us that the Greek diet can be good for your health. Packed with nuts, fish and fruit and rich in olive oil and natural ingredients, the everyday cuisine of the Greek people provides well-balanced meals that can make you look good and feel good. The risks of high cholesterol, high blood pressure and even type 2 diabetes are reduced if this diet is followed regularly, and it can even limit the threat of heart attacks and strokes.

Not only that, the natural balance in the Greek diet means that there is less chance of weight gain and the ingredients included can even have benefits for the skin – essential if you are going to be soaking up the sun on your summer vacation. So whether it’s on board your boat or on shore at one of Greece’s many eateries, make sure you take advantage of the wonderful food to keep you fit, healthy and full of life on your holiday away from home.

Sailing in Greece - Eating well to keep in trim

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