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Ancient Greek Diet Featured at Yale University Symposium

Yale University is hosting a symposium on April 19th to 20th introducing the philosophy and significant health benefits of the ancient Greek diet. “Ancient Greek Cuisine: Back to the Future” seeks to re-examine how ancient Greek cuisine and the Mediterranean...

Chef Maria Loi Releasing Cookbook, ‘The Greek Diet’

Gourmet Chef Maria Loi, known as the "Martha Stewart of Greece," is helping people rediscover the Mediterranean diet of the Ancient Greeks with her new cookbook, The Greek Diet, which hits bookshelves Oct. 7. Based on the twelve pillar foods...

Chef Maria Loi to Release ‘The Original Greek Diet’

Celebrity Chef Maria Loi has just landed a publisher for The Original Greek Diet, a new book of recipes she put together in collaboration with Sarah Toland. Loi's agent, Alan Morell, sold the book to HarperCollins Publishers. The Original Greek Diet combines classic Mediterranean ingredients...

Author Starts a “Greek Revival”; New Book Takes a Fresh Look at Mediterranean Diet

We’ve heard the evidence and seen the proof: the Mediterranean Diet is best for our health and well-being. Patricia Moore-Pastides whole-heartedly believes in this concept, and is starting a “Greek Revival” of sorts, generating new enthusiasm and practice for...

Growing Up Greek-American: 15 Things We All Experienced in Childhood

Growing up Greek-American you are privy to a unique childhood, filled with some pretty strange customs (strange to those who are not Greek, anyway).

Greek-American with MS Fights for Handicapped Access in Miami Springs

A Greek-American man who has multiple sclerosis and who must use a wheelchair is fighting a war for handicapped access that most believe was decided long ago with the passage of the Americans With Disabilities Act in 1990. Living in...

The Story Behind Maya Angelou’s Greek Last Name

Famous African American poet and author Maya Angelou, who recently became the first black woman to appear on a US coin, has a distinctly Greek last name. A US quarter featuring an image of Angelou went into circulation this week...

The Greek Food Trucks Taking Over the Streets of New York

Any visitor to New York City has probably noticed the many food trucks offering inexpensive, tasty fare to New Yorkers looking for a quick bite on their lunch breaks or while exploring the city. While these food trucks offer tasty...

The Turkish Businessman Who Made Americans Fall in Love with Greek Yogurt

The CEO of Greek yogurt company Chobani, Hamdi Ulukaya has popularized Greek yogurt for the next generation of consumers. Now his company has officially filed an initial public offering to be listed on the Nasdaq exchange, making the request...

National Hellenic Society: Bringing Young Greek-Americans Closer to Greece

The National Hellenic Society (NHS), an association of Greek American leaders, visionaries, and philanthropists, is at the forefront of efforts to keep the next generation of Greek Americans engaged with Greece and their heritage. NHS has been organizing the signature...

Legendary Broncos Trainer Steve “Greek” Antonopulos Retires

Steve Antonopulos, known as "Greek," has retired from his position as athletic trainer for the Denver Broncos after 45 years with the team.

Young Greek American Entrepreneurs Rediscover their Hellenic Heritage

The popularity of the Mediterranean diet, the number of Greek restaurants, and e-commerce have increased the demand for specialty products from Greece in the USA.

Best-Selling Greek-American Author Writes About Globe-Trotting Year

Greek-American man Philip Nicozisis, a prominent Palm Beach entrepreneur, became a "digital nomad" during a year-long odyssey which took him to twelve cities on four continents. His travels are documented in the new book "Have Laptop Will Travel," which has become...

2013 Mediterranean Diet Study Re-analyzed, Finds Same Results

A 2013 study on the Mediterranean diet which found it protects against heart disease but was later withdrawn has been re-analyzed only to produce the same result. Results that suggested the consumption of fruits, vegetables and olive oil reduced the...

Can Greek Yoghurt Produce Bio-Oil to Move Cars and Airplanes?

The nutritional value of Greek yoghurt has been well documented, and has turned it into one of the most sought after snacks in the modern American diet. Now scientific research has shown that it can also help produce bio-fuel for...