Health & Wellbeing

Life

Free Pronia information session on foot health

As part of Pronia’s Exercise Program and Health Literacy, a free information session on The Health of our Feet is being offered. Open to all members of the community, it …

Life

Greek Australian doctor instrumental to changing clinical practice in most IVF clinics

Dr Christos Venetis’ work has gained international recognition and has been instrumental in changing the clinical practice in most IVF clinics worldwide. Currently the Senior Coordinator of Clinical Research at IVF …

Dialogue

What? You won’t eat the meat? – ‘It’s a sin!’

No, this is not a piece on the Pet Shop Boys’ iconic song. It’s a piece on a phrase I haven’t stopped hearing since going full vegan in January. Oh, …

Life

Delphi Bank seminar raises awareness about heart health

On Tuesday 26 March, Delphi Bank hosted its first Northern Business Group seminar for 2019. Among those presenting at the event was Associate Professor Dr Arthur Nasis, who is the …

Life

Greek man diagnosed with prostate cancer takes part in trial testing medicinal potential of olive oil

Athan Gadanidis has been an advocate of Greek olive oil for some time, especially when it comes to its health benefits, and now more so than ever. The Greek Canadian …

Life

Ask a Greek priest… about fasting

We asked Father George Frangos from the Greek Orthodox Church of Altona North & Districts some questions about Lent and fasting. 1) Fasting involves abstaining from animal products and following …

Life

Olive oil consumption linked to reduction in blood clots, study finds

Consumers of a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil have yet another reason to cheer. Not only is their dressing of choice delicious, a new study has also found a …

Life

Mediterranean diet could be the secret to getting more out of your training, study reveals

It has been proven that the Mediterranean diet of our ancestors, has a number of health benefits, and Saint Louis University (SLU) has proved there are even benefits for getting …

Life

Midday sleep is good for you!

New scientific research conducted by Greek scientists will have you crawling back into bed in no time.A practice very popular amongst Mediterraneans – especially Greeks and Italians – the siesta, …

Features

The purest skincare from the Heart of Mount Athos launches in Australia

What if you could get your hands on Hippocrates’ prescriptions for skincare and have them made with the purest ingredients, unspoiled by pollution and pesticides, sourced from virgin locations? Wouldn’t …