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CBD & Hemp. What you need to know

It seems that everywhere I look these days, I am faced with different products, shops and advertisements about Hemp and CBD.  Food, beauty products, oils and so much more.  I started my research long ago as there are so many claims of health and nutritional benefits. I am asked many questions and feel a lot of hesitation from […]

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In Season Now. The Winter Greens Addition

February is a cold month. Generally, we eat a little more than usual and crave warm rich dishes to comfort us. Also, many of us and our children at their schools are struggling with colds, fevers and viruses that keep circulating around us.  Keeping healthy and strong during these winter months are so important. Keeping a […]

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In Season now. The Mandarin Edition

Mandarin Oranges are the highlighted fruit this month. They are perfectly ripe and in season here in Athens.  They are loved by everyone big and small and so easy to carry with us on the go. All citrus fruits are high and abundant in Vitamin C and A. They are perfect to reduce inflammation in your […]

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In Season Now. The Pomegranate Edition.

Pomegranate is the highlighted fruit of the month and perfectly in season right now here in Greece.  This gorgeous ruby colored fruit always fits in so well with the holiday season!  Firstly, this is one of the healthiest foods on the planet!  The skin of the pomegranate is thick and inedible, but there are hundreds of […]

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In Season Now. The Cauliflower Edition

Cauliflower is the highlighted vegetable this month. They are perfectly ripe and in season here in Greece.  That beautiful looking vegetable that resembles a flower contains 92% water, 5% carbohydrates, 2% protein. This vegetable is very popular as it is used as a carbohydrate substitute. (Harvard Health) One cup contains about a sixth of the carbs as the same amount of […]

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In Season Now. The Pumpkin Edition

When I used to think of pumpkin, the only thing that came to my mind is Halloween and Jack O Lanterns. Pumpkin is so much more. A super amazing healthy food and very in season right now here in Athens!  Rich in Beta-carotene and a powerful antioxidant. Consuming foods rich in beta-carotene may reduce the […]

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In Season Now. The Grape Edition.

Grapes are the highlighted fruit of the week. They are perfectly ripe and in season here in Greece.  According to Harvard Health, grapes of all colours are full of antioxidants.  This tasty fruit is loved by all and so easy to carry with you on the go and have as a snack.  Resveratrol is the key nutrient in […]

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In Season Now

Melon is the highlighted fruit of the week and what we should be eating now! It is perfectly ripe and in season here in Greece.  The calories are low, but nutrients are high. Vitamin A & C, found in high levels known for promoting healthy vision and skin, boosting immunity, and reducing inflammation.  The seeds also provide […]

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Να ένας Α-ΝΑ-ΝΑ-Σ!!

Γνωστός τοις πάσι, ο αγαπημένος μας ανανάς είναι ένα τροπικό φρούτο με αναμφισβήτητα εντυπωσιακή εμφάνιση , αλλά και με ένα εσωτερικό εξίσου εντυπωσιακό, μιας και είναι πλούσιος σε βιταμίνες, ένζυμα και αντιοξειδωτικά! Αρχικά να πούμε πως ο ανανάς έχει μια ιδιαίτερη γλυκόξινη γεύση, ενώ δεν έχει πολλές θερμίδες. Τα 100gr ανανά αποδίδουν περίπου 55 θερμίδες […]

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Να πούμε το Ψωμί..ψωμάκι??

Απ’ όλους τους μύθους περί υδατανθράκων, το ψωμί αποτελεί διαχρονικά το συνήθη ένοχο για τη μη αποτελεσματικότητα μιας διατροφής.. Συχνά δε, θεωρείται πως η κατάργησή του από τις διατροφικές μας επιλογές, θα μας κάνει να επιτύχουμε γρηγορότερα τον επιθυμητό στόχο.. Θα σπεύσω να το υπερασπιστώ, το αγαπημένο ψωμάκι, όχι επειδή είμαι «ψωμού», αλλά επειδή πραγματικά […]

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