This post was written by Tiana Yom
Every month there seems to be something to celebrate in the food and health community. February was the American Heart Association’s Healthy Heart month and this month is National Nutrition Month®.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of National Nutrition Month. Since 1973, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) has created a month-long nutrition education and information campaign, National Nutrition Month (NNM), which focuses on informed food… read more »
Yesterday I told you about the latest research on the health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet. As promised, today I am sharing one of my favorite Greek recipes, Spanakpoita. I wouldn’t say this is the healthiest of all Mediterranean food, but it is absolutely delicious. At restaurants you can find Spanakopita in small triangles (like that shown below), which are more of an hors d’oeuvre, but traditional spanakopita is made in a casserole dish.
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The benefits of following a Mediterranean Diet have been touted for quite some time based on observational studies, which showed an inverse association between following a Mediterranean Diet and risk of cardiovascular disease.
This week, the results of a randomized controlled study – the cream of the crop when it comes to research – were released and showed that about 30 percent of heart attacks, strokes, and deaths from heart disease can be prevented in people at high r… read more »