Tag: Greek diet

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Great Lent: A cleansing of mind, body and spirit

Great Lent can be a time to detox not only just the spirit and mind but also the body. Here are some ideas about how you can detox during the Orthodox Great Lent and beyond.

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How an Ikarian diet can help you live to 100

If you would like to live to 100, Blue Zones expert Dan Buettner says an Ikarian diet is a key component! This famous Greek island, where locals are known to live beyond the age…

Scientists reveal Greek Diet helps prevent over 50 diseases 8

Scientists reveal Greek Diet helps prevent over 50 diseases

More than a hundred scientists and researchers, including doctors, nutritionists, agronomists, food technologists, and chemists have been involved with the Hellenic Oxidative Stress Observatory over the last six years, waging the “battle”…

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Greeks daily diet changes due to financial crisis

There has been a major shift in the daily diet of Greek consumers over the last eight years due to the financial crisis, according to the results of a survey conducted by…

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New study shows Mediterranean diet prevents depression

Eating a Mediterranean diet rich in vegetables, legumes and olive oil can help prevent depression, a new study has claimed. So now there is more reason to keep eating Greek dishes which include fish,…

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Two Greek Girls promoting a healthy Greek diet

In an Australian first, ‘The Mediterranean Health Expo’, will be a day jam-packed with health seminars, cooking demonstrations, entertainment, and plenty of Greek food and wine, held at The Greek Club in Brisbane,…

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Mediterranean diet helps you sleep better and longer each night

New research undertaken at the Harokopio University in Athens has revealed that eating a Mediterranean diet can help you sleep longer and better each night. Greek scientists discovered that people over the…

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Why Greek Olive Oil is the Ultimate Superfood

Olive oil is packed with essential vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin K and vitamin E.  It also contains calcium, iron, sodium, and potassium. Worldwide studies have linked the consumption of olive oil…

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Why a Greek diet is considered Best in the World

The Mediterranean diet is based primarily on the eating habits of southern European countries, however it is mainly derived from healthy eating habits and traditions of Greek people and produce, with an…

New award winning healthy Greek Dairy company goes global 16

New award winning healthy Greek Dairy company goes global

Amidst the avalanche of marketing campaigns across all media by leading weight loss food brands, a little start-up company tucked away in Greece has been steadily on the rise. Backed by years…

More proof Greek diet is best in the world 20

More proof Greek diet is best in the world

A recent study has shown that a diet including unlimited amounts of healthy fats is actually helpful in preventing heart disease, diabetes and breast cancer. A meta-study led by US scientist Dr.…