Diet

Mediterranean: Diet the secret of longevity

The Mediterranean Diet became the centre of interest among the global community during the 1940s, following the now famous Seven Countries Study. The instigator and head of this study was the eminent professor Ancel Keys, “Mr Cholesterol” as he was known by Americans, since he was the first scientist to link diet to heart disease, […]

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Vitina: Paradise in the heart of Arcadia

The National Centre for Mediterranean Diet operates in a wonderful estate in Vitina, the Triantafyllidio legacy. The centre aims at presenting, publicizing and promoting the Mediterranean diet, with its considerable health benefits, following UNESCO’s final pronouncement of the Mediterranean Diet as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity during the 5th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on […]

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Koroni: Ambassador of the Mediterranean Diet

Koroni, this wonderful Peloponnesian region, with its outstanding beauty, endless history and authentic traditions, was honoured by UNESCO as a Flagship Community of Greece for the Mediterranean Diet. It is an important institution, in which Mediterranean countries with a great culinary tradition, like Spain, Italy and Morocco, participate. Selection criteria are strict and greatly honour […]

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A tasty postscript

Ingredients from the Peloponnesian earth go to make wonderful recipes, teeming with skill and enjoyment. Traditional Peloponnesian cuisine and confectionary are balanced, imaginative, colourful and full of surprises. Some typical easy-to-prepare recipes will offer an insight into the rich dietary world of Peloponnese. Diples Ingredients:   1 cup of walnuts pounded and crushed 850 gr. […]

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