I can’t believe it’s already been 15 years since Oldways, a widely-respected non-profit “food issues think tank” successfully introduced the consumer-friendly health-promoting Mediterranean Diet Pyramid. I remember we all had fantastic time eating, drinking and learning from the pros about incorporating more Mediterranean foods into your diet. (Keep in mind that back then, olive oil was considered a special occasion item and the same bottle usually sat in your pantry for a year, and balsamic vinegars, hummus, oil-cured olives and sun-dried tomatoes were exotic items- and not the Trader Joe staples of today)
If you are interested in finding out how to eat healthier and hear from top nutrition researchers, food historians, and consumer behavior experts who will address topics such as “Why are Carrots Healthier than Beta-carotene, Fish is Better for you than Omega-3 Capsules and Whole Grains Healthier than Fiber, or How Seafood Enhances Brain Development, a Mediterranean Diet Reduces Diabetes, An Update on the French Paradox: Wine Still Plays a Key Role, Losing and Maintaining a Healthy Weight with the Mediterranean Diet , or an Update on the French Paradox: Wine Still Plays a Key Role
(Yippee!!!) then you won’t want to miss this event.
Plus, there will be an abundance of good food and wine being served from the
Opening Reception: The Mediterranean’s Rim: Great Foods, Vibrant Wines; Vivid Tastes, Real Flavors
Join our culinary cruise through the timeless tastes and flavors of Italy, Greece, Spain, France, Morocco, Tunisia, Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, Cyprus and Israel, and revel in their sensory invitations to make the “gold-standard pattern for healthy eating and drinking” part of your daily life, through the final
Mediterranean Gala Dinner when Boston’s best-known celebrity chefs pair up to create and prepare magical dishes of Mediterranean classics, touched with a bit of 21st century flair. Dinner will be a prelude to dancing — Mediterranean Meets Motown.
Sunday, November 16, 2008 2:00 PM –
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 4:00 PM
Hyatt Regency Cambridge
575 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139-4896