Probably the most popular diet today is popular not only in the Mediterranean, not only in Europe but all over the world. According to the U.S. News and World Report, the Mediterranean diet has placed itself at the very top of the best diets. Moreover, the Mediterranean diet (MD)
The Western Pattern Diet (WPD, also known as Standard American Diet, SAD) is a modern dietary pattern that is generally characterized by high intakes of processed food meaning: pre-packaged foods, refined grains, processed meat, high-sugar drinks, candy and sweets, fried foods, high-fructose corn syrup... and low intakes of fruits, vegetables,
Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in wheat (wheatberries, durum, emmer, semolina, spelt, farina, farro, graham,...), rye, barley and triticale – a cross between wheat and rye. Gluten helps foods maintain their shape, acting as a glue that holds food together. Gluten can be found in many types
The ketogenic diet (KD) is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet established for treatment of therapy-resistant epilepsy. Was developed in the early 1920s to mirror the key metabolic effects of fasting. About half of the patients with epilepsy respond to the diet with at least 50% seizure reduction. Its efficacy in
Fermented foods and beverages are a part of the human nutrition since the ancient times. Fermented foods and beverages constitute a significant component of human nutrition, dietary supply and calories intake in different parts of the world, especially in developing nations and the Far East.