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ain't nobody got time for that fake mediterranean diet

2013-12-02 - 10:01 a.m.

Ha ha. This weekend I read about a Swedish study that called bull on the "eat several small meals a day and pretend that's the Mediterranean diet" hoax.

The good doctors were exercised because a low fat diet that involved eating several small meals a day is evidently the official recommended diet of Sweden, where it is believed to represent the Mediterranean diet. Sound familiar?

The real Mediterranean diet evidently involves swilling coffee for breakfast and then eating all the calories at lunch washed down with a glass of red wine.

"[I]t is surprising how often one today refers to the usefulness of the so-called Mediterranean diet but forgets that it also traditionally meant the absence of a breakfast," one of the doctors said. According to their research, there was no difference in blood glucose levels in diabetics who ate the small meals and the ones who had coffee for breakfast and the red wine plus heavy lunch.

So respect the real Mediterraneans, have coffee for breakfast, order wine with your lunch, and laugh at the diet bores who eat all those small meals and never have time to actually live their lives.

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