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22 Ways to Eat Like A Greek Islander
Try new grains
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recommends getting at least half of your grains from whole grainssomething the residents of Ikaria have been practicing for years.
Rather than live on white bread and pasta alone, the Greeks are known to mix it up with healthy, high-fiber alternatives like bulgur. This nutty-tasting grain, along with tomatoes and feta cheese, is often used to make traditional tabbouleh salad.
Try this recipe: Greek Tabbouleh
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