Italian & Mediterranean Dining Offers Gluten-Free Options

The gluten-free diet is surging in modern day culture. While the gluten-free diet’s popularity may be part of a fad for some and an effective weight-loss method for many, there are also health conditions that require gluten-free dining, namely celiac … Continue reading

9 Rules for Healthy Takeout

Takeout food gets a pretty bad rap, while cooking at home is held up as the ideal way for everyone to take control of their health. But some days putting a homemade meal on the table just isn’t realistic, and … Continue reading

Nuts, Seeds, and Olive Oil: The Healthy Fats of the Mediterranean Diet

Summer is officially upon us and we are in our fourth month discussing the Mediterranean Diet and how it contributes to a heart-healthy lifestyle. We’ve discussed the benefits of following the guidelines of the Mediterranean diet, and provided you with … Continue reading

Fresh Fruit: The Sweetest Foods of the Mediterranean Diet

Welcome to the fourth month of our journey through the base of the Mediterranean Food Pyramid. We’ve been highlighting the food groups that you should incorporate into your daily diet in order to live a long and heart-healthy life. So … Continue reading

Making Our Way Up the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid

Incorporating Fresh and Flavorful Vegetables in the Mediterranean Diet We’re in our third month of discussing the Mediterranean Diet. We’ve already covered how following the guidelines can help you live a longer and healthier life. This month we’re going to … Continue reading

Legumes: A Cornerstone of the Mediterranean Diet Food Pyramid

In our last post, we discussed the Mediterranean Diet and how following the guidelines can help you live a longer and healthier life. We even provided you with a general shopping list to take with you when you head to … Continue reading