Buckwheat is not linked to wheat, despite its misleading name. It is a gluten-free pseudo-grain, but it is still thought of as a whole grain.
They are cooked like rice and have a strong, nutty taste. A lot of the time, they are given instead of rice or made into porridge.
On the Mediterranean Diet, there are no "bad" foods to pick from; all foods are welcome and supported.
But if we had to pick our favorites, they would be the berries.
Herbs and spices are an important part of the Mediterranean diet because they give food rich tastes and smells without adding too much salt or sodium.
They are good for you in many ways, like helping digestion and reducing inflammation.