What is Mediterranean Diet?

Category: Nutrition/Diets


The Mediterranean Diet is a heart-healthy diet that emphasizes plant-based foods (fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts), healthy fats like olive oil vs. butter, herbs and spices vs. of salt, limiting red meat, eating at fish and poultry at least twice per week, and red wine in moderation.

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