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The Mediterranean diet, a diet of the past for the future

Even though lifestyles have changed over time, increasingly shifting away from traditions - the success of fast food as well as the excessive consumption of fizzy drinks and...

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Productivity and Ecological Footprint: a balance which saves the planet.

2020 was supposed to be a critical year for achieving fundamental nature conservation targets. A lot has been done, but there is still a long way to go....

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Tomatoes and health: staunch allies for your well-being!

The history of tomatoes goes way back in time; they are a perfect product for satisfying the requirements of modern consumers, who pay scrupulous attention to quality, health...

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A sustainable Christmas: tips for a waste-free Christmas table

The festive season, packed with lunches and dinners with friends and family, is upon us. Be sure to avoid waste however! According to data from the Italian Farmers'...

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Perfumes and colors of Autumn: shopping to stock up on energy

Autumn is a period of transition: it is time to get back to the full swing of work, school and sports as we wave goodbye to the summer,...

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World Food Day: the importance of making the most of left-overs by rustling up recipes the day after

This year too, World Food Day will be celebrated on 16th October. A day commemorating the foundation of the FAO - the Food and Agriculture Organization of the...

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Sustainable picnic

Summer is the season for picnics, day trips and holidays in the mountains or by the sea and nothing beats a picnic when it comes to fully enjoying...

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Lightness at the table

Setting the table in the summer calls for lightness, both in terms of flavour and presentation. This is possible with fresh and quick recipes coupled with a simple...

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Healthy and fit with sassy water

Water is an essential part of well-being: from skin to digestion and even the mind, water is important for the functionality of the entire body. From the USA...

The soup good for the brain

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The soup good for the brain

Tomato soup, known as Pappa al Pomodoro in Italian, is a low cost dish of Tuscan tradition, made popular in Italy by Luigi Bertelli, writer and journalist native...

Legumes

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Legumes

The family to which legumes belong, named Fabaceae, once known only as Leguminosae, is very large (for example also licorice and mimosa belong to it), and the species...

Cereals

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Cereals

Cerere, Goddess of the earth and fertility, taught the ancient Romans how to raise crops; as a sign of their gratitude they named after her that treasure called...

Olive Oil

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Olive Oil

In the Mediterranean diet, olive oil is the condiment par excellence: it is used both raw and for cooking, and nutritional experts recommend a certain daily amount to...

World Heritage

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World Heritage

On November 17, 2012, the fifth session of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee to safeguard the intangible cultural heritage of humanity registered the Mediterranean Diet in its prestigious list...

Whole wheat pasta and bread

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Whole wheat pasta and bread

It is well known that, in the Mediterranean diet, the emphasis is on wholesome, unprocessed foods. When it comes to grains, they must be must whole. What is...

Tomato sauce! Even "soffritto" (onions and herbs fried in oil) is good!

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Tomato sauce! Even "soffritto" (onions and herbs fried in oil) is good!

Scientific literature widely confirmed the benefits and virtues of tomato, which, thanks to polyphenols and carotenoids, provide the body with antioxidant and protective properties to contrast free radicals,...

Raw, cooked or in pills, tomato has heart

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Raw, cooked or in pills, tomato has heart

Tomato is a cornerstone of the Mediterranean Diet, a nutritional model that highlights a precise lifestyle. The ingredients of this diet revolve around products that became a symbol...