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20 years ago, hummus was a strange foreign product to most U.S. consumers. Today, roughly one in four U.S. consumers has it in their refrigerator...
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The Mediterranean Diet Pyramid graphic is striking; the lush food illustrations provide wonderful inspiration for healthy and delicious Mediterranean...
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The world is opening up again, and so are opportunities to travel! Whether you’re planning a family vacation, solo exploration, or joining a group...
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Since the Mediterranean Diet came to more prominence after the introduction of the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid in 1993 and the many subsequent...
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A spring market in Puglia Springtime in the Mediterranean is heavenly. It makes us think of bright red poppies against stone walls and the iconic...
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At Oldways, we explore African Heritage Diets through the lens of four major regions of the African Diaspora: Africa (especially West and Central...
multiple legumes beans and pulses
As part of their work that led to the Seven Countries Study and more common knowledge about the Mediterranean Diet , Ancel and Margaret Keys observed...
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Add a little pizazz to your Zoom calls! Share your love of food, culture, and beautiful travel destinations by using a Zoom background inspired by...
Mediterranean spread with tabbouleh and labneh
April 4th marked the end of Passover as well as the celebration of Easter and the end of the Christian Lenten season. This year, Ramadan, the month...
cheese board with toasted bread
From Portugal to the Eastern Mediterranean, cheese is central to the cuisines of Mediterranean countries. However, not everyone in the region eats...
Dr. Akua Woolbright
With a PhD in Nutritional Science and an MA in Sociology, Akua Woolbright has been a healer and a strong ambassador for community health elevation...
pasta, avocado, produce, shrimp,nuts
Every March is National Nutrition Month, a time to think about celebrating, developing or recommitting to healthy eating habits. This year, the...

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