Recipe for Healthy Snacks

Essential ingredients for healthy snacks: 2 slices of bread 2 pieces of nutxinomyzithra Cretanthos Bio EVOO olive oi oregano Step-by-step execution: First we place the slices of bread or the pieces of nut on a plate.Then we pour enough olive oil so that they are partially soaked.Finally we add the sour cream and a little…

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AWARD: Best BIO Olive Oil of Greece 2020

AWARD Best BIO Olive Oil of Greece 2020 After 5 years of hard work and dedication, we are slowly seeing our vision to be fulfil. Second consecutive year with very strong awards in International Olive Oil Competitions. Although the participations was hundreds of olive oils and producers from all over the world, Cretanthos was awarded…

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“Key” foods of the Mediterranean Diet

“Key” foods of the Mediterranean Diet By Despina Christodoulou Dietitian – Nutritionist (BSc) The Mediterranean Diet is a dietary pattern that is directly related to the way of life of the peoples of the Mediterranean. It consists mainly of pure and not at all processed foods. Seasonality and the consumption of traditional and local food…

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Mediterranean diet and cancer prevention

Mediterranean diet and cancer prevention By Dimitra Kyriakopoulou Dietitian – Nutritionist (BSc) Antioxidant foods that we must include in our daily diet. Today’s lifestyle and lack of exercise lead modern man to have increased rates of obesity and the occurrence of metabolic syndrome, thus increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer. sedentary lifestyle, alcohol…

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Good fats and their role in our diet

Good fats and their role in our diet Despina Palamas Clinical Dietitian / Nutritionist Fat is one of the main constituents of macronutrients. One gram of fat yields 9kcal, making it the most energy-intensive ingredient in the diet. Carbohydrates and proteins from 4 calories per gram. Unsaturated fatty acids Good fats are called unsaturated fats…

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Cretanthos Estate Olive Oil Tasting

Cretanthos Estate Olive Oil Tasting The weather is softening and our estate is opening its doors again. In Angeliana, Mylopotamos, a village in Rethymno, Crete, we have created a space that can offer you unique experiences. To introduce you to the secrets of olive oil, olive culture and Cretan culture. Here, in nature, the rhythms…

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Antioxidants: Everything we need to know!

Antioxidants: Everything we need to know! By Danae Evlogimenou Dietitian Nutritionist (MSc) What are antioxidants? Antioxidants are substances that have the ability to control or eliminate active forms of oxygen (Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS)) and nitrogen (Reactive Nitrogen Species (RNS)) or free radicals known to the general public. With the above property, antioxidants exert their…

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Christening Favors

Christening Favors Cretanthos’s Christening Favors gift packages are an ideal choice for christening or wedding favors. This favor will impress your guests. A special and useful gift that will give notes and flavors of Greece to your party. Cretanthos Bio EVOO 100ml product is Cretan, Organic Extra virgin olive oil of excellent quality. A 100ml…

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Mediterranean Diet and Diabetes

 Mediterranean Diet and Diabetes Dietitian – Nutritionist Fotini Mavropoulou writes to us about Diabetes and the effect of the Mediterranean diet on diabetic patients. What is Diabetes: Diabetes mellitus is a common metabolic disease characterized by high blood glucose (sugar) levels. In diabetes, the body produces less or no insulin or uses insulin inefficiently. Increased…

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