Here at Oldways, we’re having conversations with food and nutrition experts from around the world. Learn more about cultural food traditions, heritage diets, and whole grains by watching the videos below.


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Mediterranean Diet Q&A with Jenna Helwig

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In this Instagram Live broadcast, Jenna Helwig, Food Director at Real Simple magazine, discusses the Mediterranean Diet with Oldways’ Director of Nutrition.

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Plant Based Diet Q&A with Sharon Palmer, RD

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In this Instagram Live broadcast, Sharon Palmer, RD, the Plant Powered Dietitian, answers frequently asked questions about plant based eating, including sustainability, tips for beginners, and how to encourage picky eaters to try plant based foods.

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A Look Back at the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid with Dr. Walter Willett

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Dr. Walter Willett of the Harvard School of Public Health takes a look back at the creation of the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid with Oldways President Sara Baer-Sinnott. They also discuss the EAT Lancet report, the Predimed study, as well as some of their favorite Mediterranean Diet foods, and common misconceptions people hold about this way of eating.

 

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A Q&A with Chef Pierre Thiam

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In this Instagram Live broadcast, Chef Pierre Thiam joins Oldways’ Sarah Anderson for a discussion about the ancient grain fonio, Senegalese cuisine, and the African Heritage Diet. In the second half of this interview, the chef demonstrates how to prepare a delicious beet and fonio salad recipe.

 

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A Q&A with Toni Tipton-Martin

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In this Instagram Live broadcast, African Heritage & Health advisor Toni Tipton-Martin joins Oldways’ Sarah Anderson. They discuss the African Heritage Diet Pyramid, the process of cookbook writing and editing a major food publication. Toni Tipton-Martin is a two-time James Beard Award winning author of The Jemima Code and Jubilee, and the editor-in-chief of Cook’s Country.