The Mediterranean Diet & Eating from the Heart

If you’ve read my last two blog posts on the Mediterranean diet you’ll know by now that a key component of following this lifestyle is sharing and enjoying your meals with loved ones (if you haven’t read the previous blogs you can catch them here - "A Little Intro Into the Mediterranean Diet" & "Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet"). Food is absolutely meant to be enjoyed and celebrated and the fact that many of us feel guilt or shame around our meals is, well, a real shame. As a studier of holistic nutrition, I have a hard time supporting most types of deprivation diets (with the occasional exception given to therapeutic diets