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2014 'Navarino Challenge' to be Held September in Greece

One of the main Greek sporting events of the past year, “Navarino Challenge,” will be held from September 19 to September 21, 2014 in the Costa Navarino resort in Peloponnese. Launched in 2013, “Navarino Challenge” is a marathon race taking...

Canadian Newspaper Praises Cretan Diet

The prestigious Canadian newspaper "Globe and Mail" published an extensive article entitled "Eat like a Greek? Decoding the Mediterranean diet" praising the advantages of Greek and Mediterranean diet, especially the one followed on the island of Crete, southern Greece. According to the...

Australians Adopt the Mediterranean Diet

More and more Australians want to adopt the Greek diet....... The new book of Maria Benardis, which focuses on the habits of Ancient Greeks, shows that Australians want to adopt a healthier lifestyle. According to the famous chef and author,...

Navarino Challenge Marathon in the Peloponnese

An initiative is starting in Messinia and Arcadia, the first marathon Navarino Challenge. The Ambassador of the Navarino Challenge, and supporter of the idea of fair play, will be the world’s leading Greek- American Supreme Marathon runner, Dean Karnazes. The...

Greek Scientist Leads Research on Dementia

A major new scientific research, led by a Greek scientist, reveals that eating foods which contain omega-3 fatty acids (found in fish, chicken, etc.), along with the avoidance of meat, saturated fats and dairy products, is associated with better...

Ingredients of the Ikarian Longevity Diet

Being on a particular diet does not simply mean losing weight and looking more fabulous in an effort to emulate role models spread throughout the Internet and other media sources. A diet describes the total consumption of food by...

The Cretan How-To of the Mediterranean Diet

The popularity of the Mediterranean diet grows year by year more with doctors, nutritionists and research projects from around the world praising the health benefits of this food pattern followed mainly by the people of Greece, Spain, southern Italy,...

Financial Crisis Affects the Greek Diet

We often discuss about the effects that the financial crisis has had on the Greek people, especially referring to wages and pension cuts, suicides and a negative outlook of life in general. But has the crisis influenced our dietary...

Ikaria: Living Past 100 is Not an Exception but the Rule

International as well Greek media, scientists and researchers are trying to figure out why residents of Ikaria island in the Aegean Sea, or at least many of them, live over 100 years. There are few more places like Ikaria...

Event Held in China to Promote Greek Olive Oil

The Mediterranean diet has numerous supporters all over the world and undoubtedly, their favorite ingredient is olive oil. The Mediterranean food pyramid is based on the essential oil so it's no surprise that Greeks try to promote this beneficial and...