Greek Diet presented at the American Congress

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A special event dedicated to the Greek Diet and his beneficial impact to human health was held nbspwith huge success , December 4th at the US Congress in Washington

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More than 400 peiople, among them American Congressmen, academics, journalists, diplomats and members of the social and business elite of the american capital enjoyed unique greek dishes prepared by well known chefs from Greece and the United States

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The event was organized by the Embassy of Greece in nbspWashington in collaboration with US Representatives, nbspJoseph Crowley, Gus Bilirakis andnbspCaroline Maloney The president of the American Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health,nbspDr Artemis Simopoulos, author of the best seller book quotThe Omega Dietquot, stressed that Greek Diet has ancient historical roots but also is a very modern, strong and healthy culinary trend

Other speakers added that authentic greek recipies exemplify how the good taste can be combined with healthy eating habits, how pleasant is to consume daily fresh fruits and vegetables and the called olive oil quotthe elixir of lifequot nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp
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The event attended by Greek entrepreneurs who promote stronger trade relationships between Greece and the US in food products, like Aris Kefalogiannis CEO of GAEA

Invitees had the opportunity to taste traditional greek recipies, Greek products allready available nbspin the us nbspmarket, such as olive oil or Chios mastic and finaly they enjoyed exquisite greek wines

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