I saw a little blurb about it on the news last night and the announcer said fruits and vegetables, olive oil, seafood and something else but didn't even mention the grains and legumes most people insist on saying is the basis Mediterranean diet.
There are a lot of different diets in the region, you know. Egyptian food is Mediterranean. So is Moroccan, Greek, Spanish. People over there eat lamb and pork, beef and mutton and all sorts of things, plus many of these cuisines are really quite oily and fatty.
Female, 5'3", 49, Starting weight: 163lbs. Current weight: 135 (more or less).
Starting squat: 45lbs. Current squat: 180 x 2. Current Deadlift: 230 x 2