COVID-19 is on the global stage and efforts to vaccinate the vulnerable are now in full swing. Dr. Nicholas Lelos answers the questions we are all asking including; Will the vaccine be successful in preventing transmission of the virus? What is in the vaccine? Which of the vaccines do we choose to take? Is the end of COVID-19 in sight?
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First cultivated in 3500BC, olive oil – or “liquid gold” as Homer called it, was not only used in trade, but as medicine as well. A great anti-inflammatory and powerful antioxidant, there is no denying the powerful health benefits of olive oil.
Is your sugar consumption ruining your skin and overruling the health (and anti ageing) benefits that the Mediterranean diet is so famous for? This article lays bare the damaging effects of sugar on the skin.
A recent Swedish study found that even if you don’t start exercising until your senior years, physical activity is the number one contributor to longevity, adding extra years to your life.
Adoption of the Mediterranean diet may provide a relatively simple and cost-effective intervention to reduce the negative impact of psychological stress on health and delay nervous system ageing.
Stress is a natural physical and mental reaction to everyday life experiences, but when levels remain elevated for extended periods stress can take a chronic toll on your health. Here’s what you can do.
A new study concludes that olive oil is a key ingredient for improving food safety and increasing protection for both humans and livestock. Another reason why the olive oil rich Mediterranean diet is a healthy lifestyle choice to be enjoyed by all.
Aspirin has proven to reduce the risk of intubation and death among patients diagnosed with COVID-19 in a new study by the Medical School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
Led by Greek professor of hematology, Grisgoris Gerotziafas, a team of Greek scientists have developed the breakthrough COMPASS-COVID-19 SCORE test. Designed to predict the severity of COVID-19 in patients, the test is soon to be integrated into the COVID-19 operations of hospitals around the world.
COVID-19 is having monumental effects on the mental health and wellbeing of populations worldwide. In light of National Mental Health Month this October in Australia, GCT speaks with Elena Mavromoustakos, Clinical Psychologist, to discuss the mental health impacts of Covid-19.
Apart from the magical powers of the waters and the unique fish that live in it, therapeutic Vouliagmeni Lake is a breathtaking spot for a getaway from the busy city of Athens.
It’s not hard to see why many are inspired by Gabriella Fotini, AKA Fotoula. From humble beginnings and overcoming great loss, to completely transforming her life through fitness and hard work, Fotoula represents everything that is inspirational and Greek.
Calling all tea lovers!
Tea enthusiasts Marina and Stephan have poured their love of the unique flavours and properties of Greek tea into their business- GREK tea.
World-class Greek chef Doxis Bekris of Emirates talks about fitting gourmet into a box and how we will continue to eat safely on flights amidst the drastically changed airline landscape.
For Greeks, filotimo is something that has been passed through generations, it’s inherited in our DNA. Could this age-old noun encapsulating the highest of Greek virtues be the key to ending this ‘age of loneliness’?
The magical ‘tears’ of the Greek island of Chios are known for their many health benefits. Here’s how to incorporate this powerful natural ingredient into your everyday life.