Nutrition

Study Finds More Than One in Three Greek Children Are Overweight

According to this year's findings from the ''Feel4Diabetes'' study, funded by the European Union and conducted in six of its member states, Greek children are the most over-weight among them, it was announced recently. More specifically, a surprising 36.5 percent...

Study Finds Greek Olives from Kalamata Help Reduce Bad Cholesterol

A new study conducted recently by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens found that Greece's Kalamata olives help reduce bad cholesterol and improve the overall health of people who include them in their diets. Olives are well known for...

Greece Among Top 20 in Nutrition

Experts of the global organization Oxfam America, rank Greece among the 20 best countries in the world to eat. According to the latest report published by the group working to right the wrongs of poverty, hunger, and injustice, Greece ranks...

Greek Nutrition Competition Ecotrophelia 2014

The Greek Food Industry Association (SEVT) publishes the competition Ecotrophelia 2014 for ecological and innovative nutrition products. The competition, which is held as part of the action of the Greek technological platform “Food for Life” and the European project...

Celebrating How Greeks Eat During National Mediterranean Diet Month

Did you know that the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid as it is known today around the world, was based on the dietary traditions of Crete, Greece and southern Italy circa 1960? During that time, the rates of chronic disease in...

The Greek Fast: Appetizing and Healthy

The Greek-Orthodox fasting season is well underway. The word “fasting” is usually associated with liquid only diets or other strict ways of eating. This type of fasting however is a bit more lenient and tasty; The Christian Greek Orthodox...