Cuisine at home

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

THIS RANKING ISN’T SURPRISING to many, as the diet, which primarily emphasizes a plant-based approach to eating, has been shown to foster good health. Plus, it’s both simple and easy-to-follow, which means people are more inclined to stick with the “program.”

But what exactly is the Mediterranean diet? It’s not really a diet per se, but more of a lifestyle approach to healthy eating. The name is kind of a generic term used in association with the eating habits of those countries that border the Mediterranean Sea. But since there are at least 16 countries bordering the sea, there is a great

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