chapter  2
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The Mediterranean Diet: Historical Background and Dietary Patterns in Pre-World War II Greece

I. Introduction and Sources................................................................................32 A. Rationale for Studying the Historical Background of

the Greek Diet ....................................................................................32 B. Sources................................................................................................32

II. Greek Food Patterns in Modern Times..........................................................33 A. Overview of Food Availability and Food Shortage ...........................33 B. Staple Foods........................................................................................35