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The Icelandic diet of fresh fish and high quality meat is the healthiest in the world

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  • Fresh fish. The Icelandic diet of fresh fish and high quality meat and dairy is considered among the healthiest in the world, according to Channel 4 documentary. Photo/GVA

According to RÚV, a new Channel 4 documentary, The World’s Best Diet, reveals that an Icelandic diet, consisting of fresh fish, high quality meat and dairy products, is among the healthiest in the world. The Icelandic diet is closely followed by Italy and Greece.

The show, which aired yesterday, is presented by Jimmy Doherty and Kate Quilton who travel around the world to examine the dietary habits of different countries and revealing how eating habits have changed over the last fifty years, and how this affects people’s health. 

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