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Mediterranean diet Syllabification: Med·i·ter·ra·ne·an di·et

Definition of Mediterranean diet in English:


A diet of a type traditional in Mediterranean countries, characterized especially by a high consumption of vegetables and olive oil and moderate consumption of protein, and thought to confer health benefits: researchers found that people who eat a Mediterranean diet have lower odds of having a heart attack
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  • Olive oil is also a key component of the Mediterranean diet.
  • Last fall, a Harvard study pitted a typical low-calorie, low-fat diet against a low-calorie Mediterranean diet.
  • He's been a great advocate of the Mediterranean diet.
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