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The Nordic diet: Healthy eating with an eco-friendly bent

November 19, 2015


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Heidi Sachet
November 19, 2015

As my German physician brother-in-law says, with a sigh: “Every week they drive another pig through the village.”
I have always wondered about the Mediterranean diet. Have you ever seen an Italian, or a Southern Frenchman eat whole grain pasta, or whole grain bread, or brown rice?
And how about rye, and oats?
And how about those healthy berries you find in the North?
And how about cabbage?
And sourkraut?
And potatoes, yes, potatoes, with a lot of potassium.
For a long time it was almonds, almonds, nothing but almonds. Now it’s walnuts. How about filberts? Or, how about the health benefits of nuts, period?
PLEASE, just give us FACTS, not HYPE.
Heidi Sachet

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