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February is a time to celebrate love, Black History Month, American Heart Month, and Cancer Prevention Month. It’s also National Sweet Potato Month,...
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Nutrition advice can’t be boiled down to headlines without losing important context. For this reason, Americans are often on the receiving end of partial dietary advice without access to the complete picture.
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African American ancestors brought a huge array of food traditions to the Caribbean, South America, and the southern states of the U.S. Many of these...
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Point 3 of Oldways’ Common Ground Consensus on Healthy Eating states: The Scientists of Oldways Common Ground lend strong, collective support to the...
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The heart has become an iconic symbol the world over, representing the core of our being, our passion, and the love we feel for others. So it’s...
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Pulses? They have nothing to do with beating hearts, other than providing a multitude of benefits to overall health. Pulses are the foods you probably...
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Almost four decades ago, the US Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs came up with the first national dietary guidelines. The 1977 “...
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The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans are finally here, and that means Oldways is ready comment on the points we agree with, and to provide the...
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Have you caught Michael Pollan’s new documentary, In Defense of Food , on PBS? If not, check it out immediately — in fact you can watch it at the...
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This has been a big year for Oldways, especially because 2015 marked our 25th Anniversary, certainly a worthy cause for celebration. In reflecting...
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With 2016 looming on the horizon, New Year’s Resolutions are on many people’s minds. Below, we share what we plan to do differently in the new year...
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Christmas is truly an old ways time of the year. Holiday traditions vary from country to country, region to region, and family to family, and some of...

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