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One Tablespoon of Greek Honey Daily Does Wonders for your Health

One Tablespoon of Greek Honey Daily Does Wonders for your Health

It turns out a spoonful of Greek honey does more than just make the medicine go down, it actually is medicine! Humans have been using this delicious treat from millennia, both for food and medicine. In fact, the first written reference to honey is from Sumerian tablet writing from 2100 BC. It mentions using honey as a drug and ointment.  In recent years, modern scientists have been able to test and prove many of the claims made about honey all these years. They’ve proven that honey has a multitude of health benefits, including promoting immune system, digestive and cardiovascular health, along with...

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Introducing Agourolado: Our Very Own Small Batch of Early Harvest Olive Oil from Crete

Introducing Agourolado: Our Very Own Small Batch of Early Harvest Olive Oil from Crete

High up in the hills overlooking the city of Hania— not far from where our parents were born— there’s a lush field of hundreds upon hundreds of olive trees that make some of the finest olive oil on the planet. The fields surround the village of Varipetro and the farms are owned and operated by a fifth generation farmer...

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Corinth Raisins: Another Greek Superfood You Should Know

Corinth Raisins: Another Greek Superfood You Should Know

Originating from the region of Corinth, these raisins have come to be known as “black gold.”They are considered to be one of Greece’s many “super foods,” nutrient-rich foods which are especially beneficial for health and well-being.Greece is currently the main producer of Corinth raisins, producing 80% of the world’s supply.

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Kalamata Olives: Healthiest in the World?

Kalamata Olives: Healthiest in the World?

What Are Kalamata Olives? You may have heard about how healthy olive oil is. You may have even read about the subject. But what often gets missed is just how healthy olives are by themselves. The olive fruit (yes, fruit!) is packed with vitamins and minerals, fatty acids and powerful phenolic compounds. However, all olives are not created equally!

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