Key Foods in Mediterranean Diet Tied to Longevity

Love to Eat| The British Medical Journal has released another major study of 23,000 men and women enrolled in the Greek wave of a study on longevity and the Mediterranean diet.

A food category specific analysis of longevity trends and the Mediterranean diet, emphasized the positive correlation of eating vegetables, fruits, nuts, pulses, olive oil and drinking moderate amounts of alcohol. Pulses includes beans like kidney and lima beans, chickpeas, lentils and black-eyed peas. Alcohol is defined as the drinking of wine with meals. Read on: Not All Foods Are Equal in the Mediterranean Diet.