Explore traditional diets

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The Mediterranean 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...

AfricanDietPyramid

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.

LatinDietPyramid

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...

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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...

Veg-VeganDietPyramid

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...

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Healthy eating made delicious

What's new at oldways

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In 2002, The New York Times Sunday Magazine cover featured a huge T-bone steak with the headline, “What if It’s All Been a Big Fat Lie?” The story...
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At Oldways, we believe food is heritage’s greatest gift of all. Our vision is a healthier, happier life through cultural food traditions, so we were...
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When a nutrition scientific advisory panel met in 2008 to update the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid first introduced by Oldways and the Harvard School of...

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