Mediterranean Diet

Greece to Promote “Greek Diet” Brand Globally

Greece will begin promoting its excellent food products in the future by promoting the "Greek Diet" brand across the world, Rural Development and Food Μinister Spilios Livanos, said in an interview on Monday. During his interview with SKAI TV, the...

New Study Shows Huge Benefits of High-Phenolic Early Harvest Olive Oil

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) and the Greek Association of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders (GAADRD) announced on Monday the results from a groundbreaking new study on the benefits of early-harvest olive oil. Their research, undertaken for the first time...

Greeks Advised To Switch to Mediterranean Diet During Quarantine

Greeks currently living under the coronavirus lockdown hav been advised to eat healthily by none other than Sotiris Tsiodras, the soft-spoken scientist heading up the country's response to the epidemic. Tsiodras, who, according to a recent poll, is the most...

Yale Researchers Convene Olive Oil Symposium in Delphi

The ancient Greeks’ center of the universe recently attracted more than 100 researchers and professionals from seven countries to an area once dedicated to the oracle of Apollo. This time, the gathering did not focus on the prophecies of...

Horta: The Many Benefits of These Magical Greek Greens

Everyone -- absolutely everyone -- who has a friend or relative from Greece, has heard of the word ''horta.'' Literally translating into English as the humble ''weed,'' the meaning of the word horta in the modern Greek language encompasses every green...

Greek Expert Discusses Olive Oil’s Central Role in the Best Diet for 2019

World-renowned Mediterranean diet expert Dr. Antonia Trichopoulou talked to a Greek audience about “Extra Virgin Olive Oil: The Secrets We All Know” at the Food Expo in Athens this spring. “We all know olive oil,” she said; “it’s in...

Mediterranean Diet “May Help Prevent Depression”

Following a Mediterranean diet could help prevent depression, groundbreaking new research suggests. Eating plenty of fruit, vegetables, nuts, plant-based foods and fish may cut the risk of developing the condition by approximately one third, according to a recent study published...

Why the Greek Diet is the World's Healthiest

The Greek diet is regarded as one of the healthiest in the world because it's based largely around fruit and vegetables, wholegrains, fish and a small amount of cheese and yoghurt. When many people think of Greek food, pastitso, moussaka,...

The Science Behind Greek Food's Amazing Healthy Properties

Different diets come in and out of fashion, just like clothes. Others, instead, have consistently been highly recommended for their proven benefits on human health. The Mediterranean diet is the utmost example; it has stood the test of time...

How the Mediterranean Diet Could Be the Secret to Living a Healthy Life

A new book might just be the answer to your dietary issues if you are looking to eat health and still enjoy your food. The book, Live to Eat: Cooking the Mediterranean Way by Chef Michael Psilakis, is a newly published...