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Med Month 2018
Another year, another May: another International Mediterranean Diet Month! While we always love Med Month, this year is particularly special for us...
Olive oil
Research from Spain backs up what your taste buds have known all along: sautéing vegetables in a little olive oil is preferable to boiling them...
Coconut farm
The coconut is a fruit rich in history. Called the “tree of life” by many cultures, it has provided nutrition, hydration, and shelter for thousands...
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Vitamin D plays an important role in bone health, as well as in immune, nerve, and muscle function. In addition, it may play a role in protecting...
Whole Grains Around the World book
As you may have noticed, whole grains are all the rage these days. But what’s all the fuss about, and should you really be eating more of them? Let...
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Whether it be oatmeal for breakfast, a farro and quinoa bowl for lunch, or whole wheat lasagna for dinner, seeking out whole grain options is a great...
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Continuing with our series highlighting five memorable meals at five restaurants in a variety of countries, this month we’re focusing on Greece. Why...
Sources of vitamin B12
Vitamin B12 is one of the greatest nutritional concerns for vegetarians and vegans, because vitamin B12 is generally found only in animal foods. If...
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Photo by Evan Sung. Used with permission. As part of our spotlight on African heritage food during Black History Month, we had the pleasure of...
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My relationship with African Heritage & Health , a program that develops resources and initiatives to promote the healthy foods and delicious...
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February is Black History Month, and we have only just begun our 28-day celebration of the African heritage diet. From common foods like leafy greens...
Pumpkin harvest in South Africa
A single generation ago, in a remote village in northern Liberia, there was only one thing that grew between the rainy and dry season: squash. The...

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