2/11: Since many people are at her house Tambu has time to cook a real good meal. She takes her time and gets praised by her aunts and cousins for her hard work. This makes her very pleased and she loses the feeling of exclusion.
But for an Italian, as for most Mediterranean people, the olive tree has been seen throughout history as almost holy - a symbol of peace, victory, and the endurance of life itself - evoking feelings of harmony, vitality, and health.
The Mediterranean diet is based on the traditional foods that people used to eat in countries like Italy and Greece back in the year 1960. Researchers noted that these people were exceptionally healthy compared to Americans and had a low risk of many killer diseases. Numerous studies have now shown that the Mediterranean diet can cause weight loss and help prevent heart attacks, strokes, type 2 diabetes and premature death. Learn more here…
5 Basics of the Mediterranean Lifestyle |The Mediterranean Dish. The Mediterranean lifestyle begins with a healthy, well-balanced diet, but goes far beyond. Read this Mediterranean girl's perspective to help you follow this healthy lifestyle.
Glass Eyes-of-God. Mediterranean peoples believe that the blue eye represents the eye of God and often wear or hang it in their homes to protect themselves and loved-ones from the "evil eye"( malicious jealousy).
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