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20 Fascinating Facts about Greece

Everyone knows that Greece is the cradle of Western Civilization, however, there are some facts that very few people are aware of.

How to Live More Than a Century: Olive Oil and the Mediterranean Diet

Many scientific studies have provided evidence of olive oil’s health benefits and its central role in the Mediterranean diet.

Why Greek Olive Oil is the Best in the World

Olive oil, or “Liquid Gold” as Homer called it, has been part of Greece's history since antiquity. It is an irreplaceable part of Greek diet

Olive Harvesting in Greece: A Connection to the Past

For many people, olive oil is synonymous with Greece. It’s one of the places in the world that are tied inextricably with this tiny seeded fruit. By Savannah Fortis Walking through the old hills of Plaka one finds themselves entangled in...

Olive Oil May Help You Live Longer, Lower Risks from Alzheimer’s Disease

A new study says that substituting olive oil for butter and other saturated fats could improve your health and extend your lifespan by years. Researchers found that people who have over half a tablespoon of olive oil a day are...

Greece Markets Famous Ancient Olympia Olive Oil

Citizens of the world can now enjoy a taste of Ancient Olympia, home to the Olympic Games, in the form of its olive oil. The Hellenic Ministry of Tourism and Sports, along with the Office for the Promotion of Cultural...

How Ancient Greeks Nurtured Healthy, Glowing Skin

As admirers of beauty, ancient Greeks were putting great emphasis on healthy skin and they used natural substances to keep it clean and shiny

Why Greek Olive Oil is the Best in the World

Greek olive oil is synonymous with Greek tradition, a healthy diet and its rich history, Called  “Liquid Gold," it epitomizes the country.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil May Safely Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

A study tested extra virgin olive oil in a clinical trial with mild cognitive impairment, characteristic of an early stage of Alzheimer’s.

The Science Behind Greek Food’s Amazing Healthy Properties

Greek food is often considered among the most healthy cuisines in the world, as it is linked to the Mediterranean diet, which has been proven to have countless health benefits. The Mediterranean diet is the utmost example of a diet...