This delicious soup is a healthy, low calorie option for a quick lunch as it is simple to prepare and only needs a short cooking time. The fennel gives this soup a delicious anise flavour, while the potatoes and celeriac … Continue reading
Category Archives: The Mediterranean Diet
Vegan Chickpea Chips
Fancy a change from the more usual potato chips? This recipe was a childhood favourite of mine and a great alternative to the usual potato ones. It is based on the original Italian recipe called Panissa and is a fried … Continue reading
Natural ways to boost your immune system
I’m always keen to hear the latest expert findings on the role that food can play on our health and wellbeing, more so at the moment. So I was really pleased to be invited to attend an online lecture last … Continue reading
Clinical Study Proves Positive Effects of Mediterranean Diet on Osteoarthritis
Encouraging research findings by University of Kent. Research was conducted for the first time in the UK to examine the effects of a Mediterranean style diet on a group of osteoarthritis sufferers in the UK. The study involved 99 participants, … Continue reading
The 10th Mediterranean Diet Conference
On the second day of the Alimentaria Food and Drinks Fair, I had to resist the temptation to continue food sampling and instead follow the yellow painted feet to The Hub, where the 10th International Mediterranean Diet Conference was taking … Continue reading
7 steps to a Mediterranean-style diet.
The traditional Mediterranean diet is a great option for those seeking a more healthy diet, to slim down or looking to ameliorate chronic conditions, such as osteoarthritis. And though it may disappoint those looking for the perfect excuse to up … Continue reading
The MedDiet Project
“Progress might have been all right once, but it has gone on too long” said the American poet and humourist Ogden Nash. He could have been describing the reasons behind the EU funded MedDiet project launched in Rome earlier this … Continue reading
What’s so good about the Mediterranean Diet?
You may be wondering why the Mediterranean diet has got lots of media attention recently. After all it’s not another new food sensation but one that has evolved over hundreds of years. In 2010 it hit the headlines after Unesco … Continue reading