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Mediterranean Diet Spotlight: Olive Oil

Since May has been designated as International Mediterranean Diet month, let’s continue our focus on this healthy way of eating. Research studies have shown that this diet is the most heart-healthy, and can increase lifespan. One of the key players in this diet is olive oil, which is used extensively in the Mediterranean diet, and […]

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Sunday Dinner Series: Mediterranean Chicken & Vegetables with Couscous

Oldways, an organization committed to “Inspiring good health through cultural food traditions and lifestyles,” declares May as International Mediterranean Diet Month! During this month, the goal is to bring attention to the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet. Research studies have proven that the Mediterranean diet is a much healthier alternative to the American diet. […]

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Nutrition Labels Getting Makeover

Okay, I admit: I’m cynical when it comes to trusting what’s in my food. For this reason, I spend much of my time reading the food labels, while grocery shopping. Even though I buy the same items week after week, I still check the labels to make sure the ingredients haven’t changed. The current food […]

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National Nutrition Month – Are You In?

If you’ve been thinking about changing your eating habits, and starting the journey of healthy eating; there’s no better time than now! March is the observance of National Nutrition Month. This year’s theme is: “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.” National Nutrition Month is an annual campaign created by the American Academy of Nutrition and […]

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