The elixir of life, also known as an elixir of immortality. The Greeks seem to know what is the secret to a long life! We have finally figured it out, the secret to a long, happy life. Learn how you can achieve it, by following these tips!
In my last post I started discussing how certain aspects of the Greek lifestyle can help you live longer, in relation to a recent article in the New York Times about the people of the Greek island of Ikaria who are among the longest living people in the world. Continuing on this concept, among the many lifestyle factors is the diet. The “Ikarian” diet is actually the Greek diet 50 years ago. I have discussed most aspects of this diet on this blog, it’s the diet I followed growing up (thanks to my mom), the diet my grandparents followed, and the diet of most Greeks before 1970. So here are some aspects of the diet I remember experiencing (and still do).