Most nutritionists agree that typical Greek fare — high in whole grains, vegetables, and olive oil– comprise one of the healthiest diets available. Yet contemporary Greek obesity rates now rank among the highest in Europe.
Correspondent Lynn Sherr and producer Megan Thompson examine how the modern lifestyle of long work hours and abundant fast food have eroded traditional Greek eating habits — and how some Greeks now are fighting back to reclaim their “slow food” heritage.
Get recipes and see Nikos and Lola Frantzeskakis cook up some healthy — and delicious — dishes in Vamos, Crete.
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