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Sara Baer-Sinnott President, Oldways
Oldways is a nonprofit food and nutrition education organization, with a mission to guide people to good health through heritage, using practical and positive programs grounded in science and tradition. Simply, we advocate for the healthful pleasures of real food.
Develops consumer-friendly health-promotion tools grounded in science like the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid and its signature book, The Oldways Table. Created the Whole Grains Council and the Whole Grain Stamp, to help consumers achieve better health by increasing consumption of quick, easy, delicious whole grains. Originated the Mediterranean Foods Alliance which improves public health by raising consumer awareness about the health benefits of following the Mediterranean Diet.
A look back at the how the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid was created… and became popular …and a look ahead.
Dun Gifford started Oldways in the late 1980s – to promote traditional foods – their agriculture, their sustainability, their preparations, and their healthfulness.
The Washington Post
Oldways and Harvard use these regional food pyramids as a basis for nutrition education because they represent traditional diets that are strongly associated with good long-term health. August 16, 2000
2001 CME Program, Liguria, Italy
Cooking, Nutrition, Eating: Inseparable Triplets Continuing Medical Education, May 2001
The Mediterranean Diet 10 th Anniversary, 2003
January 1993 January 2003 The Mediterranean Diet Pyramid Matures