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Health & Wellbeing

Anthia put lessons of a tough year to good use and prepares to blossom

At the end of last month, naturopath Anthia Koullouros addressed a 4,000-strong audience as one of the speakers at the prestigious Australian Real Estate Agents Conference (AREC) at the Gold …

Academic’s intense scrutiny confirms unique benefits of Pontian diet

The process employed in some of key foods in the Pontian diet and cuisine, including pre-baked pasta, butter and yoghurts, have unique benefits says Aristotle University of Thessaloniki academic Professor …

Demand for Greek-style coffee rises among Australia’s foodies

Everyone has been going on about the benefits of Greek diet but what is seldom mentioned is that Greek coffee itself has some amazing health benefits for the heart and …

Elderly Greeks learn how to keep in touch with their families the smartphone way

For Christina Ntaliani, the great reward is watching the joy on her elderly students’ faces when they receive their first response from a grandchild to their first message that they …

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It’s Heart Week, and an expert highlights some simple tips to prevent a heart attack

This week is Heart Week, which began on Monday, 3 May and ends on Sunday, 9 May and is an opportunity for healthcare professionals to engage with patients about the …

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“Garbage Dogs” of Loutraki have a saviour as officials look the other way

A landfill site at the seaside town of Loutraki, about 80km west of Athens, is the “home” for up to 130 stray dogs and while the authorities seem disinterested in …

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Fasting for mental and physical detoxification

We are well into the Orthodox Easter Lent period which started on Clean Monday 15 March and ends on Holy Saturday. But what does the Easter fast mean for our …

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Tree adoption project aims at preserving traditional mastiha cultivation

Lenia Ziglaki was an architectural draughtswoman and her late business partner George Konstantelias was a chief marine engineer when they decided to follow a different life journey and devote themselves …

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Lonsdale Street Greek Music Festival a joyful pointer to better things for the year ahead

It might not have boasted the numbers of previous years, but this year’s Lonsdale Street Greek Music Festival 2021 brought some light back to the Melbourne CBD. The numbers who …

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Doctors’ organisation calls on government to speed vaccine roll out and help poorer nations

A leading medical doctors’ organisation is calling on the Australian government to support the call for more COVID-19 vaccines being made available to poorer countries and to speed the rollout …

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