Why Eat Like An Italian?
The Mediterranean Lifestyle offers food that is both delicious and healthy. On this website, we discuss "why" this is the case, and "how" you can incorporate the wisdom of past generations into your modern routines. Buon appetito!
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When you hear “Eat Like an Italian,” what comes to mind?
Does it imply healthy Mediterranean food or the most delicious cuisine in the world?
Well, how about both? (Obviously!)
Let’s be honest, food in Venice has gotten a bad rap. Tasteless, odd, and overpriced. And to be fair, once upon a time, there may have been a whiff of truth to that sentiment. That’s because so many restaurants in Venice were skewered to attract only tourists. But all that has changed in recent years.
People are often confused by the similarities of the two species and when shopping at the fish market, wonder, “Which is healthier sardines or anchovies?” Sardines and anchovies are both small, oily fish that are packed with nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids. While both have health benefits, there are some key distinctions between the two.
There are few things more satisfying than discovering that one of your favorite ingredients is also incredibly good for you – and if you didn’t know already, this is the case with olive oil. Compared to most other cooking oils, olive oil has the potential to help a wide range of health conditions due to
Starting a new diet is always more daunting than maintaining a routine of healthy eating. The Good News: You can Start the Mediterranean Diet in Six Easy Steps. Let’s see how… The secret is to take it slow and easy, just one “bite” at a time, as it were. One of the surest ways to undermine
In the United States, there is no discrimination when it comes to enjoying an array of alcoholic beverages from around the world. Russian vodka, Mexican tequila, Scotch whiskey, and Jamaican rum are all consumed without prejudice. In Italy, however, one spirit stands alone: that violently-red, bitter elixir that finds its way into almost every Italian
An authentic Mediterranean Diet menu is nearly impossible to find at restaurants in the United States. Most places that claim to be Mediterranean—whether they be Italian, Greek, Spanish, or something else—invariably fall back into the American comfort zone of Mediterranean “sounding” dishes that depart significantly from the genuine, traditional way of eating found in their
About the author
While living in Italy for several years, I accidentally discovered the many glorious benefits of eating a Mediterranean diet. I say “accidentally” because it wasn’t a conscious effort, but rather the natural consequence of trying my best to adapt to the local culture.