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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...

On Tsiknopempti All of Greece Eats Grilled Meat

Today, Thursday, "Tsiknopempti" is here and all over Greece everyone is eating meat. Tsiknopempti marks the official start of the carnival festivities. The day is celebrated on a Thursday and consists of the words "tsikna" (smell of meat on the...

Greek Tourism to be Promoted in Big Scandinavian Fair

Greek tourism will be promoted in the first Mediterranean Panorama exposition that will take place in Sweden in March 17-19, 2017. The tourism fair, expected to be the biggest in Scandinavia, is organized by North Events and will take place in...

Greeks Return to Mediterranean Diet as a Result of the Crisis

The Greeks have turned to the Mediterranean diet as a result of the economic crisis, a new survey shows. The number of people eating in restaurants and fast food chains has dropped significantly compared to 2011. Moreover, people have...

Eating as if You Live in Greece Reduces Your Chances of Heart Attack, Cambridge University Study Says

Recent research into the impact of diet and cardiovascular disease conducted by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and Cambridge University in the UK revealed that an estimated 12.5 percent of cardiovascular deaths could be prevented if people followed the Mediterranean...

What are the Differences Between Greek Yogurt and Regular Yogurt?

Greek yogurt is good for you. In fact, it has taken over the shelves of the Western world's supermarkets, where you will find more varieties of the super-strained Greek product than you do regular yogurt. Why is that? Protein, Carbs and...

Crete Among Top 10 Places to Retire

Crete, Greece's largest island in the south Aegean Sea, ranks 8th as the best place to retire, according to the Live and Invest Overseas Annual Retire Overseas Index. The Annual retire Overseas Index comes after months of on-the-ground research, by a wide...

Mediterranean Diet Slashes Risk of Diabetes by a Third

According to a recent study by Harvard University that complied diets and medical histories of 200,000 health professionals in the U.S. over a period of 20 years, the Mediterranean diet has been proven by scientists to significantly protect us against type 2 diabetes. The...

Mediterranean Diet: Greeks Heart-Healthy Eating Plan Disclosed

Nutritionists encourage people to focus on the Mediterranean diet, following the traditional dietary patterns that were originally inspired by the countries of Greece and Spain as well as the region Southern Italy. According to scientists, eating primarily plant-based foods, replacing butter with healthy fats,...

12 Fundamental Characteristics of Greek food

What are the 12 main characteristics that make Greek food tasty, healthy and simply awesome? Here we present them to you!