Cooking

When people hear of a Mediterranean diet, visions of endless baskets of bread and olive oil or pizza may come to mind. And while these foods are certainly eaten by various populations living near the Mediterranean, the Mediterranean diet really focuses more on whole grains. Whole grains are those...
 
Cooking

Growing up with two Italian parents, we often had loads of fruit in the house. I have fond memories of holidays when big bowls brimming with apples, citrus fruit, grapes, dried figs or dates would appear for dessert. I didn’t know it then, but I was raised on a...
 

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Cooking

Your mom was right when she said, “eat your vegetables”. Vegetables are a staple in a Mediterranean diet for good reason. People living in Mediterranean regions take advantage of the climate and grow a variety of vegetables. Low in calories and nutrient dense, most veggies pack a hefty dose of vitamin C, potassium, fiber and ... Mediterranean Diet Staples- Vegetables


New research suggests that adding highly-processed fiber to already processed foods may impact human health in a negative way...
Cooking, Food and Health

To help prevent heart disease, nutrition and health experts advise us to eat fish a couple times each week...