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Purslane: Weed of Distinction

Diane Kochilas | Posted 08.10.2016 | Taste
Diane Kochilas

It is a weed that serves a higher purpose: Its deep roots help bring nutrients to the top soil, its juice leaves and stems provide moisture, and its tenacity keeps other, peskier, weeds at bay.

6 Secrets From The Greek Island Where People Forget To Die

Next Avenue | Laine Bergeson | Posted 10.15.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Laine Bergeson On the Greek island of Ikaria, people forget to die. For the most part, they also forget to get si...

The Secret to Living Forever

Alexii Lardis | Posted 12.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexii Lardis

Suddenly, people all around the world know of the island that my father was from. Ikaria, an island in eastern Greece close to the Turkish border,...

Ikaria: The Mindful Mediterranean Diet on the Greek Island Where People Forget to Die

Diane Kochilas | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Diane Kochilas

Ikaria's remoteness helped shape a culture of solidarity, self-reliance, and, to use a catchphrase of the day, mindfulness.

Yagana Shah

5 Things The Greeks Can Teach Us About Aging Well | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.10.2014 | Fifty

There's a lot we can learn from the Greeks, no doubt. Some of the greatest (and wisest) minds who ever lived were Greek... Socrates, Plato, and Aristo...

Drink This For A Long Life

Posted 03.22.2013 | Fifty

So what's the key to longevity? Is it clean living? What about fasting or exercise or happiness? Actually, the key to long life may be something you a...

The Country Cooking of Greece by Diane Kochilas

Diana Farr Louis | Posted 04.01.2013 | Home
Diana Farr Louis

In The Country Cooking of Greece, Diane Kochilas delivers new material with her customary aplomb, knowledge and enthusiasm. The recipes show off a variety and complexity that even a philhellene who knows the classics may not have suspected.

Sex, Naps and Wine -- The Key to Longevity?

Felice Shapiro | Posted 12.31.2012 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

Imagine living in a place that seems more like fantasy than reality....