The Viking Diet
Call it the Mediterranean diet of the frozen north. The Nordic diet, full of fish, vegetables, berries and rapeseed oil has become the first diet craze of the New Year.
Not only can you lose weight, but the research behind the Nordic diet also shows it can reduce the damaging effects of being overweight. A study by Copenhagen University shows the diet can prevent inflammation in your body’s cells, which is associated with many obesity-related diseases- like Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure.
The diet is centered around eating seasonal ingredients- including fresh vegetables and fruit, lots of fish, less red meat and more wild game.
During the study, researchers found that overweight folks on the healthy Nordic diet lost three times as much weight. They did it by eating whole grain products, vegetables, root vegetables, berries, fruit, low-fat dairy products, rapeseed oil and three servings of fish per week.
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