6 Lebanese Proverbs to say: Healthy Happy Independence Day!
As Lebanon celebrates its Independence today, we bring you some Healthy and Happy advice inspired by some deeply rooted Lebanese proverbs:
مجدرة ولبن، عافية على البدن – Mjaddara with yogurt is good health to the body
The quintessential Lebanese dish! Regardless of whether it is blended, made with bulgur or with rice, Mjaddara is a vegetarian dish with great nutritional value. It contains carbohydrates, proteins and with a side dish of yogurt, it really is “good health to the body.” Lentils provide a great source of fiber – 100g of Lentils provides the average adult with 122% of their need. This number is even higher if it is made with bulgur! Which brings me to the next proverb: