The Mediterranean Diet is an eating pattern or approach versus a single “diet.” It draws together common food types that we're all familiar with. And the benefits of this style of eating to our health are incredible! It's been linked to good heart health, protection against diseases, such as cancer and stroke as well as prevention and management of diabetes. Due to the emphasis on fish and healthy fats, the Mediterranean diet is helpful for reducing inflammation in your body.
Remember, making a change to your lifestyle will require courage and tenacity. But above all, it will require PATIENCE. When you introduce any type of change to your daily routine, it will feel awkward and at times, challenging and even painful. Know that progress and momentum require time. Be kind to yourself, keep at it and stay focused! The reward will be sweet!
Most annuals are sun-loving and don’t do well in the near-constant shade of established trees. Sweet alyssum, coleus, begonias, touch-me-nots, and pansies are all able to enjoy this kind of shaded ground. This well-structured bed is edged with pavers.