Gianluca Tognon
Monday, 20 August 2018 / Published in Diet & Health
food allergy
The part of the food responsible for the adverse reaction is called the antigen or allergen. Foods contain a large number of molecules with antigen power (over 6,000) but fortunately, in most individuals only a few of them induce sensitization. Under normal conditions, our body has effective defence systems: the enzymatic and mucous secretions of
Gianluca Tognon
Monday, 20 August 2018 / Published in Diet & Health
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Food allergies and intolerances, better defined as adverse reactions to food, are on the rise in the Western world, as are allergies in general. European studies estimated a prevalence rate of around 7.5% in children and 2% in adults. Despite a constant increase in the prevalence of these disorders, there is still a lot of
Gianluca Tognon
Sunday, 12 August 2018 / Published in Eating for pleasure
Mediterranean cuisine
Turkey, North Africa and the Middle East This post concludes a short series about the Mediterranean cuisine by discussing the culinary traditions of non-European countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea: Turkey, North Africa and the Middle East.   Mediterranean cuisine in Turkey The Turkish cuisine is based on a wide variety of dishes. The Turkish culinary
Gianluca Tognon
Saturday, 11 August 2018 / Published in Eating for pleasure
Mediterranean cuisine
Mediterranean cuisine in Spain, France, Greece, Malta and the Balkans After my recent description of the Mediterranean dishes in the Italian cuisine, I would like to continue this tour of the Mediterranean cuisine by writing a bit about the other European countries that border the Mediterranean Sea: Spain, France, Greece, Malta, Greece and the Balkans.

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