Demetris Petsios

Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables: Welcome the Mediterranean Diet

July 3, 2014
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How would your holidays be while visiting a Mediterranean country? Except the hot days and sunny places, besides the golden beaches and the green-blue transparent waters, what would you eat? Well when we are thinking of the –upcoming- summer, first and foremost in our minds is the increased consumption of water, Mediterranean vegetables and fruits […]

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Mediterranean Delights

April 23, 2014
Mediterranean Delight

You will agree with me that after a good meal we all crave for a sweet, a refreshing and light dessert. The traditional Mediterranean Sweets are mainly about fruits and fruit varied desserts accompanied by yogurt, honey, nuts, almonds and more. Moreover, every household keeps homemade jellies and jams, syrupy sweets, halvah, and more. And […]

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The Mediterranean Diet: “A Global Revolution”?

March 15, 2014
The Mediterranean Diet: “A Global Revolution”?

At the end of the 60s Greece’s population enjoyed low mortality regarding cardiovascular diseases and several cancers. That observation attracted the interest of the scientific community and later on, -during the late ’70s-, the so called “Seven Countries Study” came to correlate positively Mediterranean eating habits with those low mortality rates. But during the past […]

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Rosemary: the remembrance of the Mediterranean Diet

February 18, 2014
Rosemary: the remembrance of the Mediterranean Diet

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is a woody, evergreen herb with needle-like leaves and bright fragrance – colored flowers (white, pink, purple or blue). Rosemary is a member of the Lamiaceae mint family, which also includes other herbs. It took its name from the Latin Proerchertai Rosmarinus, which means “sea drop”. Its flowering period is prolonged and […]

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