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Meet Sardines

Sardines are delicious, cheap, and versatile, yet many people have never even tried them. Get a delicious introduction to sardines with this simple Fennel Salad with Sardines...


It’s Fennel Time!

Mediterranean eating just got easier and more delicious! Check out the recipe for this wonderful Chicken and Fennel Stew...


The Lowdown on Energy Drinks

It seems like we’ll eat or drink anything that will increase our lagging energy levels. Put the phrase “boost your energy” on a food or beverage, and we think, “Hey, I need that!”

But do you really? Let's take a closer look at energy drinks...


What is the Mediterranean Diet?

Get the basics of the Mediterranean diet, today!


Omega-3s for You and Me

We know that eating seafood high in omega-3 fatty acids is good for our health. Find out just how good they are in this post...


Nuts About Nuts: Part One

Get the lowdown on nuts!


A European Approach to Balanced Eating

As a nutritionist in the supermarket industry, I was always searching for the best way to help people stop eating large portions of overly-processed foods that lead to obesity and health problems. Trying to break the grip of fattening fast foods was no easy job! To my surprise and delight, it was during my life [...]


Balancing Diet and Exercise

If I exercise every day, does that mean I can eat whatever I want? Short Answer: No. Food choices and physical activity are both necessary for promoting overall good health. Long Answer: The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans report begins with, “Eating and physical activity patterns that are focused on consuming fewer calories, making informed [...]


Get to Know Delicate Lettuce

French Herb Salad Serves: 4 Serving Size: 1 cup Ingredients: 2 cups arugula 1/2 cup baby romaine 
1/2 cup baby mesclun 
1 cup chopped flat leaf parsley Leaves from 1 sprig of mint 1 sprig of thyme 
2 teaspoons olive oil Juice from 1 lemon 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar Black pepper to taste Directions: [...]


Mediterranean Diet: Health and Flavor

Why do we want to eat and live like people from Mediterranean countries? It’s simple – they appear to live longer, happier lives. The cultural foods of these people have been studied extensively for their health benefits. The first study, the Seven Countries Study, revealed that people in Mediterranean regions had lower rates of death [...]


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