Explore traditional diets

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Happy 25 years to the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid! The Mediterranean Diet (or Med Diet) reflects a way of eating that is traditional in the countries that surround the Mediterranean, but you don’t need to travel any further than your local supermarket to discover its delicious flavors and fresh...

African Greens

The African Heritage Diet is a way of eating based on the healthy food traditions of people with African roots. This healthy way of eating is powerfully nutritious and delicious, and naturally meets the guidelines experts recommend for supporting good health.

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The Latin American Diet Pyramid preserves and rivitalizes centuries-old traditions and tastes. Whether you are living in Latin America, of Latin descent but living elsewhere, or whether you simply enjoy the vibrant tastes of Latin culinary traditions, we’ll help you learn about the foods...

Foods of the Asian Diet

Asian diets are as varied as the Asian continent is large. Although each Asian country and region has its distinct flavors and cooking styles, there are many unifying characteristics, such as high consumption of plant foods, including vegetables, fruits, beans, legumes, nuts, herbs and...

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It’s a fact: Eating plants is very, very good for you and if you eat a lot of them, you can reap the rewards of scientifically proven benefits, which include improved health, lower disease risk, weight loss, and longevity. Find out what your meals would include, if you ate a vegetarian or a vegan...

Common sense + good food + time-honored traditions =

Healthy eating made delicious

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You probably have experience using plants, herbs, spices, and other plant-based food to take care of yourself and treat health concerns. For example...
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A newly released study links the Mediterranean diet with a quarter reduction of heart disease risk in women, in the latest contribution to decades of...
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The pomegranate is believed to be native to Persia and the Himalayas of Northern India, and thought to be one of the oldest known edible, cultivated...