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Mediterranean diet better than exercise at preventing heart disease, regardless of your age or gender, study finds

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You’ve heard the evidence before but one can never be too sure – yet another study has shown that adopting a Mediterranean diet is good for your health. Filling up on oily fish, nuts, whole grains and fruit and vegetables …

Greek Salad Tops the List of Most Popular Workday Lunch Foods

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Parade’s magazine online edition published recently a research according to which Greek salad is the number one choice working Americans well do when looking for delivery options!   «What’s your favorite food to eat for lunch? According to a national …

Greece’s enormous wealth of herbs ranks her third in the world in native plants

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We may be looking for wealth on minerals beneath the earth, but in fact it’s visible and it lies on the surface According to Athanasios Tsaftaris, President of the Ministers’ of Agriculture of the European Union Council and the respective …

Greece ranked 8th in world for food quality

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Comes 13th overall in Oxfam’s world food index Greece does well when it comes to food quality and affordability but is middling when it came to obesity (ranked 27th) and diabetes (30th) levels. Greece is ranked 13th in the world …

Greek restaurant Funky Gourmet ranks in world’s top 10 best eateries by TripAdvisor

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Leading travel website TripAdvisor has ranked an Athenian restaurant, Funky Gourmet, among the world’s top 10 best eateries in its most recent review. Funky Gourmet’s interpretation of pastichio The selections are based on how many reviews the restaurants have received …

Αgora Christmas Syrup

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Αgora Christmas Syrup is a seasonal product made especially by Agora for Christmas holidays and all the Greek, sweet treats that come along with them! The syrup contains early harvested extra virgin olive oil (agoureleo) from Pylos, honey, wine, orange …

Greek victory in the “Battle of Feta” against Canada

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EU-Canadian negotiations for use of name set precedent for upcoming deals with USA and Asian countries Greece was victorious in the “Battle of Feta” that kicked off a few weeks ago, when the original draft of an EU-Canadian contract that …

Greek delis around Europe

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With Greek gastronomy steadily on the rise, more and more Europeans turn to Greek food for nutrition and taste – Greek delis have become a real trend throughout Europe. The recently featured Little Greek Pie, a shop specialized in the …

Aegina Pistachio Fest next weekend

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Aegina, the first capital of the modern state of Greece, the island of the pistachio, is hosting the fifth annual “Fistiki Festival”. A four-days programme, beginning on the 19th of September and ending on the 22nd, includes events of cultural, …

Hey, Fellas, Olive Oil And Nuts Tied To Prostate Cancer Survival

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Sometimes, it doesn’t take a major diet overhaul to get significant health benefits. Small changes can be helpful, too. This seems to be the take-home message from a new study in JAMA Internal Medicine linking olive oil and nuts to …