Cheese, a special product of Cretan Gastronomy

by John Apostolakis, Chef, MAICH, Member of the Board of the Cretan Gastronomy Club Product of the local tradition of animal husbandry, pure fresh milk raised the father of the gods. With ahistory of several hundred years, this is the product that nourished people in poorer times. Nowadays, we treat it in a defamatory manner, […]

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Longevity: a path of happiness

by John Apostolakis, Chef, MAICH, Member of the Board of the Cretan Gastronomy Club Making use of my long experience in the field of gastronomy, having worked in various kitchens in Greece and abroad, having devoted countless hours of my free time searching for quality products to satisfy the gastronomic tastes which arouse the palates […]

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Olive Oil Keeps the Heart Young

By Elena Paravantes, RD [singlepic id=913 w=240 h=180 float=left]A diet rich in olive oil may be able to slow down the aging of the heart. It is a known fact that as we grow older the heart also goes through a normal aging process. The arteries may not function as well as they did and […]

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Study Finds Olive Oil Better than Medication for Heart Disease

y Elena Paravantes, RD Olive Oil Times Contributor| Reporting from Athens According to preliminary results of a Spanish study part of PREDIMED, a long-term nutritional intervention study aimed to assess the efficacy of the Mediterranean diet in the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases, virgin olive oil is more effective in reducing heart disease than drugs. […]

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Harvard Recommends Olive Oil in New Healthy Eating Guide

By Elena Paravantes, RD Olive Oil Times Contributor | Reporting from Athens Nutrition experts at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) in conjunction with colleagues at Harvard Health Publications have unveiled the Healthy Eating Plate, a visual guide that provides a blueprint for eating a healthy meal. According to a press release from the school, this new visual […]

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