Why Fish Is the Star Protein of the Mediterranean Diet

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When you think of the heart-healthy Mediterranean diet, what foods spring to mind? Even if you don’t know much about it, you’re undoubtedly aware that it prefers entire foods like fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds, beans and legumes – and plenty of seafood. Animal proteins, such as chicken or cattle, are allowed in moderation, but eating fish at least twice a week is recommended! If that sounds like a lot (and it is for many of us), here’s why fish is such a vital element of the Mediterranean diet,…

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