The traditional Mediterranean diet, rich in tomatoes, tomato products, and other carotenoids has been associated with a lower incidence of chronic heart disease. Recent scientific studies have shown that people who eat tomatoes and tomato products regularly are less likely to suffer from heart attacks than those who don’t make tomatoes part of their diet.…

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A few days ago I was with my sister in Madrid, Spain, doing window shopping (nowadays, with the fall of the dollar against the euro, it is difficult to do any other kind of shopping in Europe). After wandering for a while, we took a break and went to a cafeteria. I ordered a bottle…

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Mediterranean diet UNESCO: Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity – 2013 URL: http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/RL/00884 Description: The Mediterranean diet involves a set of skills, knowledge, rituals, symbols and traditions concerning crops, harvesting, fishing, animal husbandry, conservation, processing, cooking, and particularly the sharing and consumption of food. Eating together is the foundation of the cultural…

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