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How to live longer: Eight specific components of a Mediterranean diet that boost longevity

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How to follow a Mediterranean-style diet

The Mediterranean diet varies by country and region, so it has a range of definitions.

In general, it’s high in vegetables, fruits, legumes, nuts, beans, cereals, grains, fish, and unsaturated fats such as olive oil.

It usually includes a low intake of meat and dairy foods.

The Mediterranean diet is very similar to the government’s healthy eating advice, which is set out in the Eatwell Guide.

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