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Diet, exercise or therapy?

Almost 60% of the world’s adults could be either obese or overweight by 2030 according to the projections of Kelly et al. (2008). It is well known that obesity is associated with several diseases, which are widely prevalent. The reason we are so interested in reducing obesity and studying weight loss is because it affects such large numbers of the population.

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What to eat when fasting

The forty day period before the Holy Week is one of fasting, and those who abide by it do not eat red and white meat, fish, dairy and eggs. While some days not even oil is consumed. By fasting we benefit not only by avoiding meat but also by shifting the center of gravity of our diet towards the consumption of vegetables, fruits, legumes and grains.

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A sweet Easter Holiday

Many times right at the end of a meal we realize we ate more than we should have. That is we were full long before we stopped. Why do we do that? Is this behaviour prevalent with all kinds of foods?

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Lemon peel rolls

A recipe for a mediterranean dessert made from lemon peels that is traditionally made in Greece. Suggested for those who want to have a taste of the mediterranean diet at home.

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Eat well live well

We’ll talk about diet and aging. This is occasioned by the study Samieri et al. (2013) which was conducted in the US. Its focus was to examine if what we eat in midlife affects the quality of our health late in life.

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