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Refusing Food at a Greek House: Bad Manners or Healthy Choice?

How can you stay true to your fitness and health goals but not offend your welcoming Greek host? Roula Marinos Papmihail has the answers.

      Rewind a few years back –my husband and I were dating. I went to my then future mother-in-law’s house often and she offered food often. I usually refused. Being young, in love and oblivious to all other ...

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Liquid Gold: Varieties of Greek Wild Honey

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“Meli”, Greek for honey, has had an ancient history of antiseptic and nutritional benefits. What do you think kept the gods of Olympus immortal—they were sipping on “ambrosia” a honeyed fermented drink. The Nordic gods picked this up from the ...

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Koukles with Boukles: Greek Girls with Curls: Tips and Options


For as long as I can remember I have had a bad hair day. Almost every spontaneous photo of myself from grade school on up has been ruined due to my frizzy curly out if control hair. I hate it. ...

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Christmas Gift Ideas for Greek American women and the men who love them


With the madness of the Christmas season upon is, you might be in a fix about what to get the special women in your life. Our friends at cafepress.com have designed a series of witty Greek- inspired tees and shirts ...

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Donkey Milk: An Ancient Greek Secret

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Girls, the Greek skin care secret is not a secret if it’s been around since ancient times. Milk does a body good both inside and out. We’ve heard of goat’s milk helping skin be supple, soft and smooth. But donkey ...

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