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The Mediterranean Diet

Walnuts are a traditional component of the Mediterranean diet and a key ingredient in the landmark PREDIMED study. A Mediterranean diet is based on foods that are commonly eaten in countries that border the Mediterranean Sea, including Italy, Greece, Spain and Turkey. Fortunately, you can enjoy the benefits of this way of eating no matter where you live.

Learn more about landmark PREDIMED study (PREvención con DIeta MEDiterránea, or Prevention with Mediterranean Diet) study.

Make Your Meals Mediterranean – Starting with 5 Makeover Meals

Enjoying the Mediterranean Diet every month makes good sense for good health—and for meals with lots of flavor. It’s healthy, easy, affordable and tasty!

Mediterranean Diet Recipes

Learn how to incorporate more Mediterranean-diet-inspired meals into your routine with these healthy recipes.

How Do You Eat the Mediterranean Diet When You Don’t Live There?

The Mediterranean diet consists of more plant foods and less animal food but also consists of a healthier lifestyle including taking time to enjoy meals.  Produce options might be limited during the winter in many areas of the country but you can use frozen vegetables in stews and soups and…

What Are Anti-Inflammatory Foods?

How we eat is one action we can all take to help our bodies fight chronic inflammation.[i] Food compounds such as fatty acids can help calm inflammation, and certain foods have more beneficial compounds than others. For example, walnuts are high in an omega-3 fat called ALA that has been shown…

The Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

Wendy Bazilian, DrPH, RD discusses the various components of the Mediterranean Diet and its healthful benefits.

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