7 April – World Health Day 2016

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The WHO has called for global action to halt the rise in, and improve care for, people suffering with diabetes on World Health Day 2016.

A global report on diabetes shows that 422 million adults now live with diabetes, mainly in developing countries, with the number of people living with diabetes having quadrupled since 1980. Factors driving this dramatic rise include obesity, the WHO announced ahead of the day. Continue reading

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Souvlaki Nutrition Information

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Souvlaki, a popular Mediterranean dish served as a fast food from street stands in Greece, is traditionally made of pork or lamb that has been marinated, skewered and grilled.

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Science Confirms the Absolute Best Diet for Health

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Common sense rules.

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6 Foods to Shrink Your Belly

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6 Unhealthy Habits that Are as Bad as Smoking

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Don’t smoke? Doesn’t matter. You could still be doing damage to your long-term health.

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World’s oldest person offers tips for a long life – Η γηραιότερη γυναίκα στον κόσμο γιορτάζει τα 116α γενέθλιά της

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Seeking advice on how to live a long time? You could do worse than Misao Okawa. The Japanese woman will celebrate her 116th birthday on Wednesday. She is believed to be the world’s oldest person. Continue reading

Τα 5 συχνότερα διατροφικά λάθη της Τσικνοπέμπτης

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Η «κνίσα», δηλαδή η τσίκνα, η μυρωδιά του σφαγμένου κρέατος που καίγεται, ήταν το αγαπημένο έδεσμα των… θεών του Ολύμπου, σύμφωνα με τους αρχαίους ημών προγόνους. Τιμώντας αυτή την παράδοση, αιώνες αργότερα η πλειοψηφία των Ελλήνων επιμένουν να γιορτάζουν την Τσικνοπέμπτη με λουκούλλεια δείπνα γεμάτα λιπαρά κρέατα, τηγανητά συνοδευτικά και υψηλές ποσότητες αλκοόλ. Continue reading