To ensure a long, healthy life we all need to eat mindfully and to become aware of the food w eat. We also need to take note of how the food we are eating affects the way we feel. Eat for the purpose of nourishing, and eat clean ingredients free of chemicals and pesticides — just like they did in ancient Greece.
BY MARIA BENARDIS NOVEMBER 12, 2013
The word “diet” comes from the ancient Greek “diaita,” which means “the way of life.” In Ancient Greece, a diet was about good health, not radical weight loss or getting into a certain outfit.
My book, Cooking & Eating Wisdom for Better Health, empowers people with the tools of how to cook intuitively using healing ingredients that harmonize your body and mind. Cooking and eating will become a time to celebrate, a time to deeply connect with yourself, a time to awaken to new experiences and to heal. I encourage people to explore and rediscover how to use nature for personal healing instead of solely relying on medicine.
Below are five health tips culled from the wisdom of the ancient Greeks:
1. Adopt a Mediterranean diet.
As was inscribed on the temple of Apollo at Delphi, “Nothing in excess.” The Mediterranean diet is…
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