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"Patients should be counselled about the nature and value of a healthy diet - a Mediterranean Diet."
Tomato’s red colour, called lycopene, quenches all that free oxygen - also known as free radicals - and helps to fight fatigue.
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Tomato juice has the kind of towering nutritional profile that few would guess it possesses!
Garlic has been used as both food and medicine in many cultures for thousands of years, dating as far back as the time that the Egyptian pyramids were built.
Pulses contain 20 to 25% of proteins, which is double of that found in wheat and three times that found in rice.
Unlike most foods, cooking or processing of tomato (e.g. tomato paste, tomato soup, tomato sauce) is beneficial to health.
Scientific evidence suggests that eating about two tablespoons of olive oil daily may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.
A modern nutritional model inspired by the traditional dietary patterns of some of the countries of the Mediterranean basin, particularly Greece and Southern Italy.
Lycopene is the most common carotenoid in the human body and is one of the most potent carotenoid antioxidants.
Cardiovascular disease alone is estimated to cost the EU 170 Billion€ per year. Lowering the risk of disease has therefore become imperative.
Life just doesn’t get any better than biting into a warm cherry tomato straight off the vine.
"When I was a child, there was always one day, near the end of August, when we would drive to my uncle’s farm to pick tomatoes for home canning."
“I think that the Mediterranean Diet makes it very easy to eat a healthful diet, because the food tastes so good; it’s inherently flavorful, because of the basic ingredients”.
“No hesitation here: give me a pizza margherita, spaghetti with tomato sauce, and gazpacho any day."