9 Healthy Foods from the Mediterranean Diet
Updated: Jan 21
From: Eating Well
By: Lisa Valente, M.S., R.D.
Are you looking to eat better? Healthier?
Did you doctor recently express concern over your diet?
This article by Eating Well, should be helpful.
It provides some healthy food options.
Key ingredients of Mediterranean cuisine include olive oil, fresh fruits and vegetables, protein-rich legumes, fish and whole grains with moderate amounts of wine and red meat. The flavors are rich, and the health benefits for people choosing a Mediterranean diet, one of the world's healthiest, are hard to ignore—they are less likely to develop high blood pressure, high cholesterol or become obese. If you're trying to eat foods that are better for your heart, start with these nine healthy ingredients of Mediterranean cooking.