The Mediterranean Diet consists of eating the traditional foods of the countries neighboring the Mediterranean Sea. Following the Mediterranean Diet may lead to lower cholesterol, stable blood sugar levels and lower the risk of heart disease. Check out the Mediterranean diet glossary and discover a few terms you may have checked on a menu or in a recipe, that you didn’t know.
You have reached our glossary of food terms for all types of foods, spices, dishes, and more. We don’t want anyone to pass up trying a new food simply because they do not know what it is! Below, we have explained a few terms you may have encountered on a menu or in a recipe. If you have questions about a term that is not listed below, please feel free to contact us.