Traditional Lebanese Recipes Based on Wild Plants: An Answer to Diet Simplification?

@article{Batal2007TraditionalLR,
  title={Traditional Lebanese Recipes Based on Wild Plants: An Answer to Diet Simplification?},
  author={M. Batal and E. Hunter},
  journal={Food and Nutrition Bulletin},
  year={2007},
  volume={28},
  pages={S303 - S311}
}
  • M. Batal, E. Hunter
  • Published 2007
  • Biology, Computer Science, Medicine
  • Food and Nutrition Bulletin
  • Background The challenge posed by the nutrition transition occurring throughout the world is enormous: rates of chronic disease, particularly overweight and obesity and cardiovascular disease, have reached alarming levels—often occurring in parallel with high levels of micronutrient deficiencies. Lebanon is no exception. And yet this Mediterranean country enjoys a rich biodiversity, with thousands of endemic species and an equally rich culinary history, largely based on its local biodiversity… CONTINUE READING
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