• Antonio Capurso
  • Gaetano Crepaldi
  • Cristiano Capurso
Part of the Practical Issues in Geriatrics book series (PIG)


Vegetables are crucial part of the Mediterranean diet, which is principally founded on plant-based foods with occasional inclusion of land or sea animals. In addition to whole grains, legumes and pulses, fresh fruit, cheese, and olive oil, the Mediterranean diet places a major emphasis on vegetables, which are included abundantly in the daily eating plan.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Capurso
    • 1
  • Gaetano Crepaldi
    • 2
  • Cristiano Capurso
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineSchool of Medicine, University of BariBariItaly
  2. 2.Department of Biomedical ScienceCNR Neuroscience InstitutePadovaItaly
  3. 3.Department of Medical and Surgical SciencesSchool of Medicine, University of FoggiaFoggiaItaly

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