The New Mediterranean Diet (Hardcover)

Meal Plans and Recipes for a Slimmer and Healthier Life

By Harry Papas

Turner, 9781596528567, 240pp.

Publication Date: June 5, 2012

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (1/4/2019)

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Join the hundreds of thousands who are eating well and getting slimmer with the new Mediterranean diet book. Featuring delicious, fat-burning, easy-to-make Mediterranean diet recipes, a simple plan, and the psychological tools to stay slimmer, this international bestselling diet sensation takes the incredible flavors of the Mediterranean and adds new fat-burning ingredients that get amazing results.

Harry Papas, a certified dietitian in Greece, lost over 100 pounds by creating a revolutionary nutrition plan: a delicious, fat-burning Mediterranean diet coupled with the self-awareness he needed to combat the triggers that contributed to his weight gain.

Unlike other diets, The New Mediterranean Diet's delicious meal plan is designed to help you stay slim while actually enjoying what you eat. This easy-to-follow Mediterranean diet plan will allow you to get rid of those unwanted pounds with incredibly flavorful and satisfying meals, full of sustaining, wholesome foods--such as fresh fruits and vegetables, olive oil, and Greek yogurt--that have been enjoyed for centuries by those in the Mediterranean as well as celebrities visiting Papas' family restaurant in Greece.

Packed with recipes and practical nutritional advice, The New Mediterranean Diet also helps you understand why you gained weight and provides the psychological support and encouragement you need to successfully lose weight and permanently retain the loss.

The New Mediterranean Diet features a winning combination of:
  • Fat-burning ingredients from the Mediterranean
  • 9-week meal-plan cycles featuring incredibly delicious, easy, and satisfying recipes, including several made with Greek yogurt
  • Simple lifestyle changes practiced in the Mediterranean to help you eat, relax, and live well
  • Testimonials and success stories from Harry's Health and Diet Centre in Athens
  • The psychology behind your weight-gain--how to understand your weight-gain triggers so that you can change your habits, eating and otherwise

Introduction: The Slimmer Story


Chapter 1: Slimmer and the Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle
The Mediterranean Diet
The Mediterranean Lifestyle

Chapter 2: The Slimmer Program
Love at First Taste
The Slimmer Cycles
Cycle A Menu Plan
Cycle B Menu Plan
Cycle C Menu Plan
The Recipes
Cycle A
Cycle B
Cycle C
Frequently Asked Questions

Chapter 3: Maintaining Your Success


Activating Your Goal: How to Get to and Maintain Your Ideal Weight


About the Author

Harry Papas is a registered dietitian and founder of the internationally acclaimed Health and Diet Centre in Athens, Greece. He is the author of "Slimmer, " the international bestselling diet and health book.

At the age of 19, and at 280 pounds, Papas decided it was crucial to find a solution to his weight problem. His studies and personal experience with health and diet issues led him to create Slimmer, his own Mediterranean diet plan--and the success was remarkable. This unique program helped him regain his health, lose weight, and remain slim. He incorporated his successful nutrition program into his book and established his health and diet center, where thousands have found a permanent solution to their weight problems by following and adopting the The New Mediterranean Diet program at

Papas studied at the Department of Dietetics of the Harokopio University of Athens and received his certification from the Greek Ministry of Health.