Last major surveys show the contribution of the Mediterranean diet as a preventive measure against chronic diseases. Many Mediterranean Diet and Nutrition Centres, which are Standard Diet Centres, currently operate in Greece. They are aimed both at reducing the obesity rate in adults, starting in childhood and in building a balanced relationship of people with food, training them on proper eating habits.
According to the researchers’ analyses, physicians in ancient Greece laid the foundations for Mediterranean diet.
Hippocrates claimed that:
“Your food shall be your medicine and your medicine shall be your food”.
Greek cuisine is unique for its use of materials coming from a fertile land full of flavours, growing under the Mediterranean sun and impregnated by the salt of the sea. This is the secret to ensure longevity and wellness