22 Ways to Eat Like A Greek Islander

Greeks consume The Mediterranean Diet in its purest form—and enjoy lower heart disease, obesity, cancer, and Alzheimer's rates. Here's how they do it.

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Try a salmon burger

Instead of a traditional hamburger, whip up a batch of heart-healthier salmon patties. The Mediterranean diet encourages eating plenty of fish and seafood, which are rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, in place of red meat.

Crumbled feta cheese and cucumber slices add flavor and a Greek flair to salmon burgers, without a ton of extra calories.

Try this recipe: Greek Salmon Burgers

Next: Make your own salad dressing

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