Fitness

Crossfit: Suitable for everybody

From the marines to the housewife next door and from the professional athletes to the workaholic seeking vigorous exercise and relaxation, the solution is one: CrossFit. It is a...

From the marines to the housewife next door and from the professional athletes to the workaholic seeking vigorous exe...

Health For most of us, spring is the most beautiful time of the year, signalling nature’s rebirth and the promise of summer. For many people, however, who suffer from allergies this time of year, this season can become a nuisance as they’d rather stay at home if they can’t go out and enjoy nature. Let’s take things one at a time…     The most common allergies “The most common spring allergies are allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis and allergic bronchial asthma” explains Dr Konstantinos D. Dardagiannopoulos. How can we recognize them? “For allergic rhinitis, the most common symptoms are both local (runny nose, sneezing, nasal itching and nasal congestion, often leading to reduced or absent sense of smell), and systemic. Allergic reactions can lead to fatigue, malaise and discomfort...
Kids

Dietary Supplements: When are they necessary for children?

Do children need dietary supplements? How can parents select the right product? What needs do dietary supplements cover in children and adolescents? Dr Maria Tzitiridou-Hatzopou...

Nutrition

Pregnancy: Watch your Diet

One of the most important factors for the development of the fetus and the successful outcome of a pregnancy is, according to experts, the mother’s diet, both before and during pregnancy. Dietician-nutritionist Ms. Eleftheria Siskoglou advises us on what a woman should include in her diet during ...