The Mediterranean diet is based on typical foods and recipes
of Mediterranean-style cooking. It is also considered one of the healthiest lifestyles.
The Mediterranean diet emphasizes
Eating primarily plant-based foods, such as fruits and vegetables, whole grains, legumes and nuts
Replacing butter with healthy fats such as olive oil
Using herbs, spices and natural salt to flavor foods
Limiting red meat to no more than a few times a month
Eating fish and poultry 2-5 times a week