April 2019 – world cuisine
world cuisine

Apples Can Play a Role in Zapping High Cholesterol

“That old saying of ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away’ might just have been on to something,” says Maggie Michalczyk, RD, founder of Once Upon a Pumpkin, who is based in Chicago. When overweight, postmenopausal women ate around a…

How to Sneak Leafy Greens into Your Diet

Quick Synopsis Want to reap the benefits of leafy greens but haven’t quite worked your palate up to them yet? No worries – we’ve got tips to help you sneak leafy greens into your diet so you can soak up those nutrients…

Why the vegan diet is not always green(1)

The vegan diet is widely regarded to be better for the planet than those that include animal products, but not all plant-based foodstuffs have a small environmental footprint. It has all the makings of a delicious smoothie – a dollop…

Green Mediterranean (‘green Med’) diet may be even better for health

Contains more plant matter plus green tea and Mankai (duckweed) than traditional version A green Mediterranean (‘green Med’) diet, containing even more plant matter and very little red meat or poultry, may be even better for cardiovascular and metabolic health…

Healthy Habits: 14 Governments and NGOs Promoting the Mediterranean Diet(1)

Contributing author: Sabrina Endicott The Mediterranean diet, which emphasizes fresh produce, nuts, whole grains, and healthy fats, often receives praise for its benefits to the health of consumers and the planet. Now more than ever, it is important to maintain a healthy…