Lentil hummus with homemade whole wheat pita chips

Cook time: 30 minutesDifficulty level: easy8 servings INGREDIENTS (Lentil Hummus): 450 ml of water 200 g of dried lentils 30 g of tahini (sesame seed paste) 15 g of extra virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves (peeled and cored) Juice of 1...

Hake in green sauce with couscous salad

Cook time: 35 minutesDifficulty level: easy2 servings INGREDIENTS (Hake in green sauce): 2 hake fillets (200 g each) 2 garlic cloves (peeled and finely chopped)30 g of extra virgin olive oil 30 g dry white wine 30 g of white wine vinegar 15g of...

Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of chronic conditions

The Mediterranean dietary pattern is associated with a lower risk of chronic conditions related to aging. Adherence research primarily comes from Mediterranean countries, where there is a favorably high cultural acceptability. An intervention study that examined the...

A calorie is not a calorie

The specific metabolic contribution of consuming different energy-yielding macronutrients (namely, carbohydrates, protein and lipids) to obesity is a current topic of debate. A recent review summarizes the existing evidence concerning associations between the intake...