What do all Mediterranean diets have in common?

Emphasis on plant-based foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, and nuts.

Use of healthy fats such as olive oil and avocados instead of saturated and trans fats.

Moderate consumption of dairy products, fish, and poultry.

Limited intake of red meat and processed foods.

Incorporation of herbs and spices for flavor instead of salt.

Enjoyment of meals with family and friends, and regular physical activity.

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