Current research suggests that the Mediterranean diet may be the answer to a healthier heart, reduced risk of cancer and chronic diseases, and perhaps even the key to a longer life. In this video segment, find out why people living in Mediterranean areas are living longer than any other population on the planet, It's not just the food they eat; even though they eat a lot of food and a lot of olive oil, they are able to maintain a healthy bodyweight by doing a lot of physical work.
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Here, Chef Briwa demonstrates dishes that underscore the health benefits of Mediterranean cooking, including fava with tomato-braised capers, a North African salmon tagine, Greek salad over barley rusks, and a date and orange salad that can be enjoyed as mezze or dessert. Get a tutorial on making preserved lemons, which are substituted for vinegar in cultures that forbid alcohol.