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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...
Teaching A Taste of African Heritage
February means one thing to us here at Oldways: Black History Month. Although we celebrate African health and heritage all year ‘round, February...
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It seems fitting that as the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid turns 25 years old today, it is being celebrated as the #1 overall diet (tied with the DASH...
View from Badia a Coltibuono
People travel for many reasons, but “learning,” “learning about food,” and “trying new foods and cuisines” remain the most named and most pleasurable...
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With nearly three decades of educational programs on traditional diets and wholesome ingredients under our belt, we’ve witnessed a number of...
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The new year is often a time of new resolutions—future ideas, future plans, and future goals. Here at Oldways, we certainly support the notion of...
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“I’m not eating any carbs, because they make your blood sugar spike.” “Nobody should eat grains; they all have a high glycemic index, especially...
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We Africans in the Americas have not just been adopters, we are border crossers and culture benders ….. So much was lost—names, faces, ages, ethnic...
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We love the holidays for the same reasons that everyone else does: family, friends, and all the good things that come with them. However, there’s...
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Traditionally, the holidays were a time when families would augment their mostly local, vegetable, and grain-based diets with meats and sweets for a...
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Oldways has been invested in helping people put more plants on their plates for over 25 years. Science-based research continues to show the...

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