The Mediterranean Diet

According to long-term, scientifically-valid research from around the world, Mediterranean people who follow their traditional diet, the Mediterranean diet, have lower mortality rates in comparison with people in other countries who consume different vegetable or animal fats.

The diet enjoyed in Mediterranean countries includes abundant carbohydrates, a large amount of fruits and vegetables, small or moderate amounts of meat and dairy products, a large amount of pulses, moderate amounts of fish and plenty of olive oil as its unique character means it can be combined with all kinds of food in many different ways.