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Wet Cupping or ‘Hijama’: The Ancient Art of Healing

From Aztecs and A-list celebrities, the ancient healing practice of cupping has such a diverse fanbase and illustrious history that it’s hard to credit one culture with its conception. The practice is believed to date back to thousands of years with evidence of the method amongst medicinal traditions of the Egyptians, Chinese and Greeks. The […]

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Fresh Tomato-Coriander Salad to Spice up Your Summer

A fresh sprig of coriander is so versatile and delicious! I have always found it difficult to differentiate between the various types of green leafy herbs available in the market. For whatever reason, I can’t seem to see the physical differences between basil, thyme, coriander or mint. The taste, on the other hand, is something […]

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Detox – Not a Diet, A Way of Life (4 Tips)

Are you as healthy on the inside as the outside? Detox is the answer to internal health Summer, vacation, relaxing, it is not just for you, it is also great to give your body the chance to unwind. We tend to push ourselves too hard throughout the year and then try for the quick fix. Whether […]

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Slow Food Movement is Active in Beirut

The Slow Food Movement, founded in 1989, in a non-profit organization that attempts “to counteract fast food and fast life, the disappearance of local food traditions and people’s dwindling interest in the food they eat, where it comes from, how it tastes and how our food choices affect the rest of the world.” Delicious and […]

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"Food for Thought" Conference in Tel Aviv

Advertising itself as Israel’s first food-focused conference, “Mazon Le-Machshava” or food for thought, opens in the Tel Aviv port next Thursday, November 19. In addition to a Top Chef-style cookdown to produce the tastiest meal with the lowest carbon footprint, the conference also promises conversations about farming, energy and water. It taps into a growing trend […]

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Atlantium Purifies Water Without Chemicals

Purifying water for use in the food and beverage industry, aquaculture, and the dairy industry is becoming an increasing problem due to pollution and an overall scarcity of available fresh water. Taking this problem in mind, an Israeli company, Atlantium, began operations in 2003 to find solutions to water purification for these industries without the […]

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Noi Positive Food is Tel Aviv's Newest Positively Organic Bistro

When it comes to organic and environmentally conscious dining, Tel Aviv definitely has a reputation for getting with the program.  The white city (which is currently celebrating its 100th year) already has a vegan burger joint, organic hummus, organic falafel, organic coffee shops, and an environmentally friendly food festival. We realize that dining out has […]

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Na Laga'at Brings Slow Food Farmer's Market to Jaffa

The Slow Food movement brought a farmer’s market to the Tel Aviv Port (or, namal) this past summer, helping city dwellers enrich their salads and dishes with some great local (and carbon-emission low) produce.  Now, to enrich our winter soups, the Slow Food movement, the Jaffa Port, and non-profit organization Na Laga’at are all joining […]