The properties of cabbage

I got January King cabbage this week on my weekly farmer’s market shopping and would like to share with you the wonderful properties of cabbage.Cabbage belongs to the Brassica family of vegetables and it somes in a variety of colours and shapes.Cabbage is low in calories and rich in fibre and vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Particularly […]

Brussel sprouts

Have you tried brussel sprouts?  You can have them boiled, baked, fried or even in a stir fry. Health benefits  Low calorie, low fat food  Good source of fiber  Very rich in vitamin K and C  Contains vitamin A, Folate, Manganese  Rich in antioxidants, such as kaempferol which is known to reduce cancer growth, promote […]


Pomegranate is one of my favourites and I add it to my meals every day. Eating it plain or adding it to yogurt or even in salad, it is one of my favorite fruits and can be easily described as a superfood. A pomegranate can meet 50% of the daily needs of vitamin C, and […]

The Mediterranean diet

Today I would like to explore into one of the most functional diets in the world with an increasing amount of scientific evidence that supports its beneficial effects in human health. This is the Mediterranean Diet. The Mediterranean diet incorporates the traditional healthy living nutritional habits of people from countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, including […]

The Weight loss story

The Diets Low fat Calorie deficit Low Carb Low GI Ketogenic Intermittent fasting Vegetarian diet (Vegetarian / Vegan) Juicing etc etc etc These diets can be promising successful for many people. Some, such as vegetarian/vegan diet and intermittent fasting or just focusing on healthy eating and avoiding unhealthy foods, can be a lifestyle option. The […]

Greek herbs

  Greek herbs Origanum dictamnus, the dittany of Crete, Cretan dittany I love herbs and especially those that are coming from beautiful Greece: such as oregano, sage, mountain tea, thyme, dittany, chamomile, marjoram, etc. Today I will talk more about Dittany which is an endemic plant found in Crete and has a very strong smell […]