Mediterranean Month

With its focus on olive oil, grains, nuts, vegetables and fish, the Mediterranean diet can be good for both the body and wallet. So even though the dietary eating pattern has been around for centuries, these health-focused yet recessionary times could bring it more success. It's a good diet in a bad economy, said Ron Tanner, vice president for communications and education at the National Association

With its focus on olive oil, grains, nuts, vegetables and fish, the Mediterranean diet can be good for both the body — and wallet.

So even though the dietary eating pattern has been around for centuries, these health-focused yet recessionary times could bring it more success.

“It's a good diet in a bad economy,” said Ron Tanner, v

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