The Mediterranean diet has long been touted as the most healthful on the planet—and for good reason. It's been linked to lower rates of cancer, obesity, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s.
In addition to improving your overall health, it gives you a healthy glow. I recently returned from Greece, where the Mediterranean diet originated, and was amazed by how simple, fresh, and easy the diet is to live by.
The Greek diet consists of fruits, vegetables, olives, feta, fresh seafood, and meat. A typical day for a Greek includes a breakfast of fresh fruits; grilled chicken with horta (wild greens) for lunch; and a salad and grilled fish with potatoes and fava bean purée for dinner.
Even if you don’t step foot on the Greek isles, you can still feed yourself like a Greek goddess by following these six easy tips: