Numerous epidemiologic studies have documented the health benefits of the Medierranean Diet. A well designed, controlled clinical study published last week in The New Engand Journal of Medicine adds even more evidence that the Mediterranean diet is the healthiest diet in the Western world. All SILA recipes are based on the Mediterranean Diet which includes a lot of vegetables and legumes. SILA products provide the "Mediterranean Diet in a jar." In fact the SILA Antioxidant has been referred to as "ratatouille in a jar".
I am proud to introduce SILA Foods. These products are delicious and also good for you. They are a great addition to a healthy lifestyle. SILA Foods are made in California with all natural ingredients and no preservatives. My son, Dobri Kiprov Jr is in charge of SILA Foods. You can cotact him at Dobri@SilaFood.com. Watch my introductory VIDEO or better yet, go directly to www.SilaFood.com to get the details and try SILA Foods.
Istanbul is frequently called "the most interesting city in the world", and rightfully so. Its history is very rich - it started as the Greek colony of Byzantium in 657 BC, then became Constantinople, the capital of the Roman empire in 330 AD. Later, in 1453, it fell to Ottoman forces after a seven week siege. In addition to the Blue Mosque, Istanbul is home to more than 3000 mosques. At the same time it is the birthplace of the first Christian church. Hagia Sofia (the church of Divine Wisdom) was built in 532 AD. Later on, the Ottoman Sultan transformed it into a mosque and now it is a museum with a fascinating mixture of Christian and Muslim art and traditions. And of course, Istanbul was the last stop of the Orient express.
At the Farmer,s Market at Larkspur Landing,CA today, I saw a guy carving water melons. I had to stop and take a few shots. His name is Jimmy Zhang. His web site is www.artchef.com. For more pictures click on Read more below.
And while we are on the subject of water melons, enjoy them now, at their peak season. You may like them even more if I told you that they contain a substance very similar to the active ingridient in viagra. Yes, it is good for both men and women. It is also rich on lycopene, a potent antioxidant shown to prevent several cancers.
Summer offers an abundance of fresh vegetables allowing for great variety of salads. And you can make these salads more nutricious and delicious by choosing the right dressing.