Herbs and spices were added to the updated Mediterranean Diet Pyramid at an Oldways Conference in 2008. The international scientific committee thought it was important to include herbs and spices for reasons of both health and taste. In addition to great flavor attributes and health benefits, herbs and spices contribute to the regional and national identities of delicious dishes from all around the Mediterranean.  

12 Great Ways to Use…

Explore our collection of one-page resources designed to help cooks of all abilities discover new and easy ways to use popular Mediterranean Diet ingredients, such as avocado, Greek yogurt, hummus, eggplant, and more.

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