Mediterranean Diet

Eat Healthy with Israeli Cuisine

Are you trying to find new ways to eat more fruits and vegetables but always end up using the same recipes? Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables a day can reduce the risk of some chronic diseases such as heart disease, obesity, diabetes and even cancer. Do you find it hard to make half your plate… Read more »

 

Recap of the New Dietary Guidelines

Every five years, the U.S. government updates the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. These guidelines represent the latest research on what a healthy diet should include to meet our nutritional needs. The recommendations in the Dietary Guidelines form the basis for MyPlate, the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs, WIC food packages, and other nutrition programs… Read more »

 

The Mediterranean Diet: a Powerhouse of Health Benefits

In the 1960’s, researchers found that people living in Crete, Greece and southern Italy had surprisingly low rates of chronic disease. People in these countries were living longer, even without good access to healthcare. In fact, these countries had one of the lowest rates of chronic disease in the world at that time. The researchers found… Read more »

 

Worlds Healthiest Diet?

The evidence keeps building about the Mediterranean Diet and its health benefits. The Mediterranean Diet has been linked with reduced risk of diabetes, obesity, heart disease and stroke, cancer, and dementia. The newest study about the Mediterranean Diet shows that it can help keep our cells healthy and protect us against early death. It’s safe… Read more »