What are the major ingredients of Mediterranean Diet?

Mediterranean Diet is widely known as the nutrition habits from people living in Greece (Majorly), Italy and other Mediterranean countries.

A lot of researchers mentioned in their studies, that these people had much less serious health problems than people in USA and other countries. Following this Diet, searches concluded that can lead to weight loss, lower diabetes, lower cholesterol, and lower rates of cancer and premature deaths.

The main ingredients of Mediterranean diet are:

Legumes, Fish, Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits, Nuts, Seafood and of course Extra Virgin Olive Oil. In this diet you can use poultry and dairy products moderately, and red meat very rarely.