Mediterranean food pyramid

A schematic representation of the amounts of specific food groups that should be consumed daily in a healthy Mediterranean-style diet, based on guidelines and recommendations from the WHO, Harvard School of Public Health, and Oldways Preservation and Exchange Trust

Mediterranean food pyramid

Nutrition A schematic representation of recommendations on the amounts of specific food groups that should be consumed daily. See Diet. Cf Exercise pyramid, Food pyramid, Mediterranean diet.
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Figure 1 present the modern Mediterranean Food Pyramid for adult population (18-65 years old).
Traditional healthy Mediterranean food pyramid. Updated 2008 [cited 2015 Jan 31].
Knowing the composition of the Mediterranean food pyramid and some relevant recipes could help retailers boost their sales, says George Kashou, co-owner and vice president of sales and marketing at Kangaroo brands in Milwaukee.
The Mediterranean food pyramid -- "whole grains, fruits, vegetables, seafood and poultry" -- informed much of the chef-prepared menu, said Petusevsky, a food writer for national publications.
"I think the Mediterranean food pyramid has some advantages over the USDA pyramid, particularly with its emphasis on fish and olive oil.
The Mediterranean food pyramid recommends drinking about a glass of wine a day to promote good health.
Traditional healthy Mediterranean food pyramid; 2007 [cited 2007 Apr 24].

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