HEALTHY LIVING

The 10 Healthiest Ethnic Cuisines

08/28/2010 08:41 am 08:41:54 | Updated Nov 17, 2011

It's dinnertime, and you're craving something with a little flavor. Maybe you'll grab Indian takeout or whip up a taco salad. But, uh-oh, these days it's easy to find yourself biting into the ethnic version of a triple burger and fries. "We've Americanized dishes to the extent that they don't have their original health benefits," says Daphne Miller, MD, author of "The Jungle Effect: The Healthiest Diets from Around the World--Why They Work and How to Make Them Work for You." Enjoy global cuisines in their purest state, on the other hand, and you get meals that are light, nutritious and incredibly yummy. So we asked experts to rank the 10 healthiest cuisines and reveal what makes them good for you.

Suggest a correction