‘Queen of Loom Weaving’ Dies at 112 in Ikaria, Greece
Ioanna Proiou, dubbed the "queen of loom weaving", who passed down to generations the art of traditional weaving in Ikaria, Greece, passed away on Wednesday, at the age of 112. A handloom is a wooden implement used in Greece since...
Unraveling the Mystery of Longevity on Ikaria, Greece
Ikaria, a beautiful island located in the eastern Aegean, may look similar to any other Greek islands, but there is one vital difference.
Here's Another Reason why Drinking Greek Coffee is Good for You
Drinking a cup of Greek coffee each day transports you to Greece. The aroma, as well as the technique of boiling the finely ground coffee beans, all of it represents a quintessential Greek cultural experience. But, did you know...
International Conference on the Longevity on Ikaria Island
Longevity is the topic of the international conference organized Friday and Saturday in Athens, at the Institute for Longevity and Prevention of Old-Age Diseases, run by Professor of Cardiology Christodoulos Stefanadis. Both Greece and the Greek scientific community have demonstrated...
60 Minutes in Ikaria
A journalist from the Australian TV show 60 minutes visited Ikaria to see how the islanders manage to beat time and live for so many years. The story mentions that “There is an idyllic island, where the residents party until...
The Mediterranean Diet Key to Longevity
A Mediterranean diet with large amounts of vegetables and fish gives a longer life. This is the unanimous result of four studies to be published by the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg. Research studies ever since the 1950s...