Munching Through the Med: Top 10 Mediterranean Countries for Foodies

Ingredients to make a watermelon salad are laid out on a table

The Mediterranean diet is emblematic of the traditional eating habits followed by the 21 countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. These eating habits emphasize the consumption of vegetables, fruits, legumes, nuts, seeds, and healthy fats while limiting foods high in salt and saturated fats. But, not all of the recipes from these countries fit these criteria.