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You can eat as much cheese as you want.

One misconception about the Mediterranean diet is that you can eat as much cheese as your heart (or stomach) desires. Unfortunately, this myth isn’t true. Eating too much cheese can add up in unwanted calories and saturated fats. People in certain regions of the Mediterranean do consume large amounts of cheese, but these regions don’t share in the same health benefits that the more rural areas this diet is centered on do.

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