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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....

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...