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International Mediterranean Diet Month

Social: #MedMonth

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Each May, we shine an extra spotlight on the fabulous flavors and accessible and affordable foods of the Mediterranean Diet.

This month-long promotional campaign, created in 2009 by the Oldways Mediterranean Foods Alliance, generates awareness of the delicious foods and wide-ranging health benefits associated with the Mediterranean Diet and its vibrant lifestyle through special media outreach and interviews, supermarket samplings, discounts for health professionals and social networking with the hashtag #MedMonth.

People Listen When We All Share The Same Message During May

The Mediterranean Diet is a lifestyle approach to easy, healthy eating. It reflects a way of eating that is traditional in the countries that surround the Mediterranean, but you don’t need to travel any father than to your local supermarket to discover its delicious flavors and fresh foods. Scientific evidence shows that it can help with weight loss, reduce risk of heart disease and high blood pressure, fight certain cancers, and more. Embracing the Med Diet is all about making some simple but profound changes in the way you eat today, tomorrow, and for the rest of your life. As we like to say: Make Each Day Mediterranean!

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Source: 2019 National Health Observances, National Health Information Center, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.