• A way of eating that is followed by countries in and around the Mediterranean Sea: Italy, Spain and Greece.
  • The people that live there live healthier for longer.

The focus is on what you need to eat, not what you need to stop eating

  • Food is mainly from plant sources: fruits, vegetables, nuts & seeds, legumes and wholegrains.
  • Olive Oil is the main dietary fat
  • More white meat and fish, less red meat

The focus is on a healthy lifestyle or pattern

  • Sharing meals with family and friends
  • Getting enough rest
  • Being active