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The inclusion of food literacy was especially important to Oldways, creators of the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid, whose mission has long included a focus on traditional diets, supported by a wide range of heritage-based educational programs designed to motivate better eating.
This year, Oldways, a Boston-based food and nutrition non-profit, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the organization's introduction of the Mediterranean Diet and the Med Diet Pyramid to the U.
In particular, people resulting more informed reported higher consumption of some key foods of the Mediterranean diet pyramid, such as fruits and fresh fish, and a lower consumption of less healthy food such as animal fats," he said.
These days the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid is, in my opinion, the way to go.
The third indication of nutritional adequacy relates to the general similarity of the diet with what was accepted in 1992 as an ideal diet to reduce the incidence of chronic disease and expressed then as a diet pyramid and promoted by the US Department of Agriculture (Baghurst et al 1992).
It wasn't until 1993 that the Oldways Preservation Trust with the Harvard School of Public Health first presented the dietary pattern, now called the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid, in a graphic pyramid format,'' notes Dun Gifford, president of the Oldways Preservation Trust, a Boston-based food issues think tank.
Made possible through a grant by the Walmart Foundation, the centerpiece of the "A Taste of African Heritage" program is the African Heritage Diet Pyramid, introduced by Oldways in November 2011.
Retailers operating or considering opening 4 stores in inner city food deserts with high African-American populations may want to tailor their product assortment based upon the African Heritage Diet Pyramid.
Their Asian Diet Pyramid is patterned on the plant-based diets of China, Japan, Thailand, the Philippines and India, countries long known to be relatively free of the heart disease, obesity and cancers that plague Americans.
Oldways is a nonprofit "food issues think tank" best known for developing the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid.
28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To help African Americans improve their health and eating habits, Oldways, a nonprofit food and nutrition education organization along with an advisory team of experts, recently unveiled The African Heritage Diet Pyramid.