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How Do Italians Stay Thin - Diet And Culture

How Do Italians Stay Thin - Diet And Culture

Even with growing obesity due to a culture change, Italians remained one of the thinnest countries. So how Do Italians Stay Thin? Italians' diet was based heavily on the Mediterranean diet which is different from the American fast-food diet. Even pizza and pasta that use fresh ingredients are healthy compared to cheaper processed food without "real" nutrients.  In Bloomberg Global Health Index 2020, Italy is rated the #2 healthiest country in the world. Spain is #1 and the US is not even in the #30. (https://worldhealth.net/news/bloombergs-global-health-index-2020/) To understand how Italian stay thin, you can see pieces of evidence and signs...

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Why Did Romans Not Wear Pants

Why Did Romans Not Wear Pants

Romans cannot wear pants or boots within the city in the late Roman empires as it was banned. Did Romans wear underpants? Except for Roman soldiers, Romans did not wear pants because it was banned eventually and associated with barbarians or tribes such as Persians, Scythians, Sarmatians, Eastern, and Central Asian peoples. Only male citizens of Rome were allowed to wear togas, a large piece of cloth around 18 feet long and 6 feet wide, draped across the shoulders and around the body, over a plain white linen tunic.  By 397, Emperors Honorius and Arcadius in the late Roman empire...

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How Big Was Rome At Its Peak

How Big Was Rome At Its Peak

Is Rome really as big as described by historians? If you compare it with the USA, it is not as big as you think. How big was Rome at its peak? At its peak in 117 AD under Trajan, the Roman Empire was around 5 million square kilometers (around 53,819,552,083,548.61 sqft) which is around 51% the size of the USA. Rome has around 60 million inhabitants which is around 18% of the USA's 2021 population. The highest resolution map showing the spread of Rome at its peak can be found in Wikipedia, provided by a user Tataryn. The width of...

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5 AirBNB with An Amazing View of the Grand Canal

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5 AirBNB with An Amazing View of the Grand Canal

The one thing that comes to mind when you think of Venice is the beautiful Grand Canal that runs through it, forming one of the major water-traffic corridors in the city. Hence, we have complied a list of five AirBNB that has an amazing view of the Grand Canal, so you can marvel in its beauty up close. 1) Classic Venetian Loft with Rustic Decor: This loft was once a warehouse that has been beautifully restored in a classic Venetian style. It is located on San Pietro Island, a quiet area that is frequented mostly by local Venetians. There are many...

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Step-By-Step Travel Guide Through Italy With a Recreational Vehicle

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Step-By-Step Travel Guide Through Italy With a Recreational Vehicle

Italy covers a total area of 301,340 km2 and you need what to do to enjoy the beauty of traveling through Italy with a recreational vehicle (RV).  What is the best way to travel through Italy with an RV? Our 6 step guide covers useful information on acquiring your RV (rent first before buying if unsure), specific RV road rules in Italy (such as reflective vest), and good places to take note of in your travel plans (campsites, fuel station). Just know that if you want to visit all the attractions that Italy has to offer, you will have to...

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