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Our ingenious, intuitive ancestors discovered fermentation as a means to preserve food. Prior to refrigeration, fermentation prevented spoilage,...
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As Naomi Duguid and Jeffrey Alford wrote in their award-winning book, Flatbreads and Flavors , “Flatbreads are the world’s oldest breads. People have...
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When a panel of nutrition scientists updated the original Mediterranean Diet Pyramid in 2008, one of the major changes they made was to make fish and...
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From common foods like leafy greens, radishes, and sweet potatoes, to less familiar ingredients like cassava, plantains, and okra, the African...
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A squeeze of citrus instantly adds a welcome touch of brightness to just about any dish, sweet or savory. However, it might have the biggest impact...
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“Transformation to healthy diets by 2050 will require substantial dietary shifts. Global consumption of fruits, vegetables, nuts and legumes will...
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Black History Month begins on February 1. At Oldways, we like to celebrate with a focus on food and health — cooking African Heritage recipes ,...
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You know Venice, but do you know the Veneto ? The Veneto is a region in the northeast corner of Italy and not surprisingly the region includes the...
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“I like to say that in our travels, there are some days that are more special than others. I call them ‘pinch me’ days.” -Sara Baer-Sinnott, Oldways...
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Once again, the U.S. News and World Report has named the Mediterranean Diet #1 in Best Diets Overall. Rich in plant-based foods, whole grains, beans...
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Pulses are the foods you probably know as dry peas, beans, lentils, and chickpeas. Oldways has long celebrated and promoted eating pulses as they are...
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Looking to switch up the menu for your holiday celebration this year? Find inspiration from cultural food traditions around the world, from the...

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