Many diseases can be prevented or delayed if the person follows a healthy lifestyle. As they say ‘Genes load the gun, environment pulls the trigger.’ This means that somebody might have a predisposition such as diabetes, but if the environment is suitable through a balanced diet and increased physical activity, this can delay the disease to appear or not to appear at all.
The modern lifestyle and the incorrect diet behaviors that often come from childhood/ adolescence may often cause an unstable eating or can do overeating episodes if the person has anxiety/ stress.
Obesity is at disappointing rates in our country the last years, where 1 in 2 Greeks eat a Mediterranean diet. Greek children rank first worldwide in overweight percentages / obesity.
This is a major problem considering that obesity is associated with many medical conditions such as metabolic syndrome, diabetes, hypertension, disorders of the cardiovascular and nervous system and many other intercurrent conditions.
A well-scheduled diet can become the cornerstone both in prevention and in the treatment of various diseases.
If you experience any/ some of the following conditions, you can improve the biochemical parameters related to your health, but also have a better quality of life with a properly designed diet.