The Mediterranean Diet Are 15 Percent Less Likely To Be Obese

BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 5, 2014 / — Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics, a Staten Island pediatrics center, comments on the article, “Kids who eat a Mediterranean diet ‘15% less likely to be obese'” published by Medical News Today on June 20th. The article discusses a recent study conducted in Europe that examined how adherence to the Mediterranean diet impacts the health of children.
 
The Mediterranean diet is composed mostly of plant-based foods, including fruits and vegetables, whole grains, legumes and nuts. It encourages consuming fish and poultry a few times a week, limits the intake of red meat, and is centered around enjoying meals with family and friends.
The study gave a point value to the different food groups typical of the Mediterranean diet, as well as those that are not typically part of the diet, such as dairy and meat products. According to the article, the “results of the study showed that children with high adherence to the diet were 15% less likely to be overweight or obese and were 10-15% less likely to experience major increases in body mass index, waist circumference and body fat, compared with children with low adherence.”
Dr. Michael Gabriel, of GPM Pediatrics,is intrigued by the findings of this study. “The Mediterranean diet promotes eating a lot of fruits and vegetables, which is key in maintaining a healthy weight. Parents should try to make sure that their family eats the recommended amount of daily fruits and vegetables, clean proteins and good fats, and should limit the amount of sugar intake.” Dr. Gabriel encourages parents to also promote physical activity in addition to a healthy diet. “Exercise is a key component in battling the obesity epidemic and needs to be coupled with a healthy diet.”
GPM Pediatrics provides comprehensive pediatric care to children throughout the New York area with practices both in Brooklyn and Staten Island. Our board certified pediatricians and experienced staff help provide a very warm and nurturing environment for both you and your children. Our approach combines the latest treatment methods with the personal attention you should expect from your doctor. Simply put, we understand the importance of communication and trust and we are earning that trust one family at a time.
Media Contact: Scott Darrohn, GPM Pediatrics, 855-347-4228, takara@fishbat.com
 

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