Be a Cretan!

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Join me in Crete next month! Along with experts from around the globe, we will discuss The valuable food lessons of the Mediterranean-and eat some scrumptious fare-along with a  little vino! Read all about it here! Field to Plate in Boston News!

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The ACC/AHA Dietary Guidelines: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (Part 4: Conclusions )

Tuna with myttotos sauce and pita

And now for the finale: Which components of the Mediterranean diet are most beneficial?  The Ugly just got Uglier. “We think that the Mediterranean diet is olive oil, but probably olive oil is good because you put it on a salad; and fruits and vegetables are the best part of a diet,” Dr. Vogel said. …

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Come to Spain, Save Your Brain!

This summer I will be participating in 2 great programs, both covering different aspects of the Mediterranean diet.  The program in Crete is an eight-day intensive, part of the field to plate series and aimed at culinary professionals, nutritionists, dietitians and hard-core foodies.  The program in Spain is for anyone interested in food and wine…

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Promo!

For those that have not seen it, here is the promo for Bikini Lifestyles television show. It is currently airing nationwide on selected PBS stations, please check your local listings. Here’s the promo for episode 4, with yours truly! [wpvideo pwHWDla9]

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Happy Spring

Happy Spring! With spring comes the promise of a fresh bounty of fruits and veggies along with other seasonal goodies. A great  way to celebrate spring’s arrival, and the still cool nights that accompany her entrance is with some fresh bean dishes. Beans and legumes are a major source of protein and a staple food…

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Mediterranean Diet Improves Multiple Cardiac Risk Factors

The Mediterranean diet approach to eating has been shown in a number of trials to reduce the incidence of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. It also keeps you slimmer so you can squeeze into the flashy French and simply stunning Italian fashions. It is a diet that uses a lot of oil for consumption and cooking,…

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It’s What’s in the Diet

Too often we look for a one shot quick-fix miracle cure. A super pill or super food as a panacea to, in one fell swoop, cleanse us of all our culinary sins and dietary indiscretions. Well, this ain’t that-but it is close. A recent study looked at the Mediterranean diet in non diabetics at high…

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It’s Greek to Me! Code Delicious Episode 5

Episode 5 is here! Roasted tomato and feta couscous! Watch, make, enjoy! [vodpod id=Video.4257029&w=425&h=350&fv=videoId%3D260826835001%26playerID%3D2441023001%26playerKey%3DAQ%252E%252E%2CAAAAAFif1zs%252E%2CHOg5vNGW0TIBo6eV2AIpHfaqwfy2rSg0%26domain%3Dembed%26dynamicStreaming%3Dtrue] It’s Greek to me!, posted with vodpod  

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