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What 1,500 Calories on the Mediterranean Diet Looks Like

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The Mediterranean diet focuses on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, seafood and healthy fats like olive oil and nuts, while limiting red meat, sweets, processed foods and high-fat dairy.

This well-balanced diet has decades of research backing its wide range of health benefits. It’s been shown to help reduce the risk of heart disease and strokeimprove brain health and gut healthlower blood pressure and blood sugar, promote weight loss and even improve symptoms of depression. The below menu gives you an idea of what 1,500 calories on the Mediterranean diet might look like.

TOTAL: 1,484 CALORIES

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