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Greek Diet

Eating Out in Greece. 10 Ways to Eat Like a Local.

Elena Paravantes RD | Posted 04.19.2016 | Travel
Elena Paravantes RD

Every country has it own rules and considerations when it comes to food and Greece is no exception. You can eat like the locals and by knowing what to...

How to Follow the Mediterranean Diet During Fall and Winter in 10 Simple Steps

Elena Paravantes RD | Posted 10.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Elena Paravantes RD

Many of us associate the Mediterranean diet with summer, sea and sun. Sure, it's easy to eat more fruit and vegetables when it's hot out, but what happens when fall and winter come along?

Back to the Future: Capitalizing on the Traditional Greek Diet is a Key Part of Solving the Crisis for Greeks

Stefanos N. Kales | Posted 03.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Stefanos N. Kales

The evidence of the international scientific community is compelling in favor of the Greek Mediterranean Diet, and the market is in love with anything Greek, while at the same time Greece is in such a tough situation.

The Mediterranean Diet Manifesto

Elena Paravantes RD | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Elena Paravantes RD

One of the diets that has stood the test of time, has been followed by real people and has the research to support it, is the Mediterranean diet. A non-restricting diet associated with numerous health benefits. And while it is a specific way of eating, it is also a way of living.

The Mediterranean Diet: A Healthy Addiction

Michael Psilakis | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Psilakis

Imagine the surprise when you finally realize that the addiction came in the form of a substance that provides the necessary nourishment that we all must partake daily to survive.

What Greece Can Teach The Rest Of The World About Eating More Vegetables

Elena Paravantes RD | Posted 06.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Elena Paravantes RD

While we know that the traditional Greek diet decades ago was mostly vegetarian due to the religious fasts, but also to economic reasons, today Greeks have moved away from their traditional diet, eating a more Westernized diet, but surprisingly still consume plenty of vegetables.

New Greek Cuisine Is Here to Stay

Elena Paravantes RD | Posted 07.20.2013 | Taste
Elena Paravantes RD

Greek food can be many things: humble, healthy and sophisticated.

The Benefits of Going Vegetarian, Greek-Style, for 200 Days a Year

Elena Paravantes RD | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Elena Paravantes RD

Religion aside, this pattern of eating can be healthy (and cheap) for anyone who wants to move away from meat as a main course and go vegetarian.