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Re-claim the Mediterranean Diet

Broadcast: 8:25 a.m. PDT October 18, 2011
People living in Mediterranean countries have some of the lowest mortality rates from cardiovascular diseases. And many experts believe that's due to their diet, with olive oil as the primary source of fat. Lately though, countries including Greece and Italy have seen an onslaught on fast food outlets, and are beginning to experience some of same problems we see here in the U.S. So today, we re-claimed the Mediterranean diet - and learned how easy and affordable it can be.

Healthy Medjool Date Recipes

Broadcast: 8:25 a.m. - New Day Northwest - PDT October 18, 2011 Medjool dates originated in the Middle East and North Africa, but can be cultivated in many desert-like regions around the world. Medjool dates are prized for their large size, sweet taste, and juicy flesh even when dried. Because of their size and sweetness they are easily combined with other foods to make healthy and multi-layered snacks of interesting flavors. In this segment from "New Day Northwest" Debora Robinett illustrates several different easy-to-fix enjoyable snacks.