'The Mediterranean Diet', so called due to its prevalence in Spain, Italy and Israel, isn't really a 'diet' in the most commonly used sense of the word. But is more like a lifestyle change centered around food. This is accomplished with a couple changes to the composition of the food pyramid, mainly by switching around some groups into different orders of importance. And while the many specific health benefits can be argued, the overall increase of healthy foods encouraged by this diet is never a bad thing.
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