July 2019 – world cuisine
world cuisine

Culture Kitchen: Empowering Community Through Food

Beth Buczynski|September 13, 2011 The best thing about good food, aside from the wonderful taste, is the experience of making and enjoying it with other people. Food nourishes our bodies, but learning to prepare a new dish from a loved…

Falling in Love with a Chlorophyll-Rich Diet

What makes plants green is a substance called chlorophyll which is responsible for photosynthesizing – the usage of light energy from the sun to convert water & carbon dioxide into nutrition (glucose) for the plants. While humans can not yet…

The Greenest Act: A Plant-based Diet

As we approach Earth Day this upcoming April 22nd, I am reminded of the environmental benefits of a plant-based diet. Advocates of a plant-based diet have long been aware that what we choose to eat is one of the most significant…

5 Easy Ways to Add Green Leafy Vegetables to Your Diet

Given the choice between ice cream and spinach salad, many people would reach for the sweet stuff. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention no-profit health partner, Fruits & Veggies More Matters, only 6% of Americans eat…

Study finds plant-based ‘green’ Mediterranean diet leads to more weight loss

As Americans likely continue to digest turkey day feasts, a new study suggests a “green” Mediterranean diet that contains less meat could promote better heart health. A study published this month in the medical journal Heart found that eaters who consumed plant-based proteins and a limited amount…

Fruit

Fruit is nature’s candy, right? So why wouldn’t it be perfect on a weight-loss diet? True, many diets allow fruit for their fiber and nutrient content – but not on the Keto-Green Diet. Most fruits are highly concentrated with sugar…

Invest In Two Indispensable Kitchen Appliances

Get yourself a Vitamix and a juicer – The Greenstar Elite is the top model that I now recommend and both are worth every single penny and mor. Equip your kitchen to feed your body and your soul and you won’t look…

Green Mediterranean Diet Better than Original Version, New Study Suggests

New research suggests that additional restriction of meat intake with a parallel increase in plant-based, protein-rich foods may further benefit the cardiometabolic state and reduce cardiovascular risk, beyond the known beneficial effects of the traditional Mediterranean diet. A green Mediterranean diet…

NUTRITION The 13 Healthiest Leafy Green Vegetables

Leafy green vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. They’re packed with vitamins, minerals and fiber but low in calories. Eating a diet rich in leafy greens can offer numerous health benefits including reduced risk of obesity, heart…

What are the reasons to eat healthy food?

A healthy diet typical among all significant food groups contains nutrient-stricken foods, including maize proteins, whole grains, healthy fats, and several colored fruits and greens. Healthy eating also involves substituting more natural alternatives for foods containing trans fats, salt, and…