Cereals, vegetables, fruits, olive oil and milk are the base of the Mediterranean diet, characterized by low fat and high carbohydrate consumption.
In the era we live in, the diet of modern man, according to the terms of the Mediterranean diet, should be first priority and this combined with regular exercise prevents and protects against heart disease, cancer, obesity, is a source of wellness and generally offers a high quality of life.
Also many of the phytochemical substances containing vegetables have antioxidant properties. This means that help to neutralize free radicals in the body that cause cell damage.
So every day should we eat and our children with plenty of vegetables which act beneficial to the functioning of the human body.
The vegetables have few calories, is free from sorrow, while rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals necessary for the proper functioning of the body (more ...).