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Mediterranean diet stands the test of time


Last updated 2/2/2021 at 3:53pm

The Mediterranean diet is in the news again, not only because it's the start of a new year, but also because it was named as one of the most popular and healthiest diets by several publications. The origins of the "Mediterranean diet" are lost in time, because it's based on the eating habits of the Middle Ages, in which the ancient Roman tradition – on the model of the Greeks – identified in bread, wine and oil products a symbol of rural culture and agriculture. These were supplemented by sheep cheese, vegetables (leeks, mallow, lettuce, chicory, mushrooms) and a little meat; and among...

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