What You Need to Know About Eating the Mediterranean Way

What You Need to Know About Eating the Mediterranean Way
What is a “Mediterranean diet”? Over the past 50 years, what we think of as Mediterranean fare has changed. Many of us picture huge, three-hour feasts with multiple courses of pizza, lasagna, racks of lamb, long loaves of white bread, and endless …
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The Mediterranean Diet or a Whole Food Plant-Based Diet?
A randomized controlled trial found that a Mediterranean-type diet can dramatically lower the risk of subsequent heart attacks. How does it compare with plant-based diet data? Recent studies have shown that higher Mediterranean diet adherence scores are …
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Mediterranean Diet for Brain Health
New review concludes that those who follow the Mediterranean diet are less likely to experience cognitive decline and to develop Alzheimer’s disease. The Mediterranean diet has long been considered to be the best eating plan for a healthy heart by lowering …
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You’re eating sushi wrong

You’re eating sushi wrong
There’s a lot of etiquette behind eating sushi. We chatted with Chef Seki, owner and head chef at NYC’s Sushi Seki, for his best tips and tricks. He said you can eat your sushi with chopsticks or with your hands, but that you should avoid using too much …
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Japanese Sushi Certification Program Tests Skills of Foreign Chefs
The Japanese sushi industry is launching a global certification program later this month, a move aimed at educating foreign sushi chefs about proper preparation of raw fish as it grows in popularity abroad. Industry group All-Japan Sushi Federation will …
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Perfect Sushi
When the sushi is placed in front of a customer … Silvia Killingsworth is the former managing editor of The New Yorker.
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The scary news about seafood: Most of us are not eating nearly enough

cusineThe scary news about seafood: Most of us are not eating nearly enough
Here’s some scary news about seafood: Most of us are not eating nearly enough of it. A whopping 80 to 90 percent of Americans do not get the recommended minimum of 8 ounces weekly, according to a recent USDA analysis. That means the vast majority of …
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Bethel Lutheran Church celebrates Shrove Tuesday
Bethel Lutheran Church, 425 Crestview Drive, observed Shrove Tuesday in its fellowship hall with feasting on pancakes and New Orleans-inspired foods and wearing of beads and masks. The event is old home week for Pastor Richard Kidd and his wife, …
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New Orleans Ups Security for Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras is French for “Fat Tuesday”, reflecting the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season. This quaint community packs costume balls, Cajun cook-offs, crawfish boils, a gator race and …
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