What’s the “Mediterranean diet,” and why is it considered healthy?

The Mediterranean Diet has nothing to do with weight loss. Instead, it is an approach to eating that focuses on healthful traditional food from countries that border the Mediterranean Sea. At its basic best, a Mediterranean diet is supremely healthy and affordable, and it doesn’t take much tweaking to make it gluten-free. This diet builds on a firm base of vegetables, fruits, grains, beans, lentils, nuts and seeds. Read more here.