Greece’s leading natural Cosmetics Brand taking the world by storm

APIVITA is Greece’s leading natural cosmetics brand, which combines extracts from 5,500 Greek plants, beehives and organic essential oils. They have a large number of organic products, certified by international organisations and their items are free of parabens, propylene glycol, silicones, synthetic colours and fragrances, as well as other ingredients that have been associated with adverse health or…

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 with health benefits, such as a heightened immune system, anti-inflammatory properties and protection against Alzheimer’s. Specifically, Greek extra virgin olive oil, in comparison…

Ten healthy reasons to add Feta to your diet

Feta is Greece’s most famous cheese and according to dieticians and doctors around the globe, it’s also the healthiest cheese option in the world. Mainly made from sheep or goat milk (often combined), Feta cheese is a nutrient-rich option and a deliciously flavoured dairy. Feta is easier to digest and much less allergenic and inflammatory…

Why Greek Salad is ever so good for you

Greek salad is not only Greece’s most popular salad, it has now become one of the world’s most loved, and for a very good reason! Traditional Greek salad, also known as Xoriatiki, is packed with vitamins and minerals that are proven to help maintain a healthy body and mind. Although these days there are many…

Dr Papanicolaou inventor of Pap Smear helps save millions of women’s lives worldwide

The Pap Smear Test is the most successful cancer screening technique in history. It revolutionised the early detection of cervical cancer by detecting pre-cancerous cellular changes and has served women extremely well since its inception. It was named after its inventor, Dr. Giorgos Nicolaos Papanicolaou. Born in Kymi, Greece on May 13, 1883, Giorgos had…

Does Love Exist in the Digital Age?

ADVERTORIAL By Natalie Martin  Love seems to be becoming more allusive than ever with the average relationship now only lasting a little over two years. Why are relationships so hard today? Why have people suddenly become so inept at making relationships last? Have we forgotten how to love? Or even worse, have we forgotten what…

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 emphasis on greens, olive oil, fish, poultry, beans, and grains. Not only is the Greek diet a great way to eat, drink and…

Why Greek figs are considered one of the world’s best Superfoods

Figs have been popular in the Mediterranean since ancient times; reported to have been first cultivated in Egypt and then spread first to Ancient Greece, the fruit are considered so valuable that it was at one stage illegal to export them outside Greece. Nowadays Greece is one of the largest producers of figs worldwide, thanks to its…

Why Kalamata Olives are one of the healthiest foods on earth

Kalamata olives are only found on the Peloponnese peninsula in southern Greece and have played a part in the human diet for thousands of years. Growing under the amazing Greek sun, the olive trees here have much larger leaves than other types of olive trees around the nation and the world, and absorb more sunshine.…