The Greek Mediterranean plate is not only about thefood but also about the lifestyle. The importance of thislifestyle is evident in the research into the longevity ofthe people of who live in the Mediterranean and aroundthe Aagen Sea. Some of these islands have been known as islandswhere people forget to die . This poses the question why do the people of these islands live so long: whatis the secret to their long life ? The Mediterranean dietalso includes a simple lifestyle and the importance ofstrong social connections spending time with familyand friends and creating a strong bond amongst theyoung and the old. The Greeks often say eat Greek andlive well . In Mary s 3rd book she has explained the healthybenefits of a cooking with healthy Olive Oil to helpyou live a longer life, and she has included a selectionof her favourite meals. This book is full of stunningphotography depicting life in the Mediterraneanvillages, as well as colour images of the deliciouslyhealthy recipes. "