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We raised our eyebrows recently when a new study reported a lower risk of heart disease for those who follow a Mediterranean Diet — but only in...
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On January 13, 1961, Americans opened their mailboxes to see the bespectacled face of Ancel Keys on the cover of Time magazine – a spot usually...
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Move over, James Beard awards. While most food lovers have heard of the national awards conferred by the James Beard Foundation, they may not be...
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100% Sprouted Whole Wheat Bread A few years ago experts predicted that the sprouted grains market would grow from $30 million (in 2014) to $250...
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New studies about fat seem to constantly dominate the headlines. To clear up confusion about how different dietary fats relate to heart health, the...
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This has been an eventful summer for the African Heritage & Health Program. For me, the highlight has been drafting the forthcoming A Taste of...
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Read on for recipes featuring fresh, local, and seasonal ingredients including this colorful Smashed Potato Nourish Bowl courtesy of Elizabeth Shaw...
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Last month, a great gathering of cheesemongers (editor’s note: including the author, who also competed!) took place in Long Island City, Queens! Adam...
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Today, many see white rice as an eternal centerpiece of Asian cuisine. But contrary to popular belief, whole grains hold a long culinary history in...
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From the rugged mountains of Sardinia, Italy, to the sunny shores of Okinawa, Japan, traditional cultures around the world have a lot to teach us...
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“I have yet to hear of a traditional diet — from any culture, anywhere in the world — that is not substantially healthier than the ‘standard American...
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A stop throughout the African diaspora leads us into the South American country of Peru. Home to more than three million Afro-Peruvians who mainly...

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