10 Ways to Embrace the Mediterranean Diet
Many of our food and travel fantasies center around crystal seas, sunny days, and simple meals enjoyed while languishing on the coasts of Greece or Italy, those Mediterranean Shangri-Las whose residents seem to have mastered the art of living. And now, we have science on our side.
New research decisively shows that the Mediterranean diet -- full of fish, olive oil, beans, nuts, and fresh produce -- decreases the risk of heart disease. This is great news for our hearts and palates alike. In celebration of these findings, we've compiled a list of simple, flavorful recipes that embrace healthy fats and plenty of fruits and vegetables. We've even got dessert, too. Ciao, bella!
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