MEDITERRANEAN DIET TOUTED BY SPECIALISTS

SAN FRANCISCO -- In a major departure from the U.S. government's recommendations for healthy eating, leading international scientists and nutritionists have created their own version of the Food Guide Pyramid: a Mediterranean Diet Pyramid, which recommends higher consumption of plant-based foods and a dramatic reduction of meats and saturated fats.Developed by the World Health Organization, the Harvard

SAN FRANCISCO -- In a major departure from the U.S. government's recommendations for healthy eating, leading international scientists and nutritionists have created their own version of the Food Guide Pyramid: a Mediterranean Diet Pyramid, which recommends higher consumption of plant-based foods and a dramatic reduction of meats and saturated fats.

Developed by the World Health Organization, the Harvard School of Public Health and Oldways Preservation & Exchange Trust, a Boston-ba

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