The Nativity Fast is one of the four Canonical Fasting Seasons in the Church year. This is a joyous fast in anticipation of the Nativity of Christ. During this period, the traditional fasting discipline (no meat or derivatives such as eggs and dairy) is observed, while on certain days, dispensation is given for wine, oil […]
We often refer to autumn as a transitional season. It marks the end of summer and the beginning of winter, the passage from high to lower temperatures, as well as from carefree and summery mood to the daily routine and its obligations. Our mood changes, we have less free time and gradually become overwhelmed by […]
Summer is here and what’s better than frequent excursions to the sea. For our little friends the beach is the best opportunity for carefree play and swimming, while for the older ones it’s the ideal way to “escape” from the daily stress and obligations for a while. Even if we choose a quick visit to […]
Strawberry is an angiosperm, dicotyledonous fruit that belongs to a genus of flowering plants called Rosaceae. USA has the largest strawberry production in the world, followed by Canada, Italy, Poland and France. This delicious fruit consists mainly of water and carbohydrates, while it contains only small amounts of fat and protein.
Easter holidays are over and -for sure- we all had fun, spent time with family and friends, drank a little more and feasted on all the delicious Easter meals. And we did well! However, it’s time to return to our daily lives, jobs and offices; thus, it’s the right time to pay a little more […]
Coffee is undoubtedly the most popular beverage in the world, as it is consumed on a daily basis by 80% of the world’s population. It is a brewed drink prepared from roasted coffee beans, the seeds of the Coffea plant. There are more than 60 recognized varieties in the world, which differ in taste, aroma […]
Acne is a skin disease, which is mainly caused due to our body’s reaction to large amounts of hormones (testosterone), bacteria and common allergies to various foods. It usually occurs during adolescence, though it may affect adults too. The most common form of acne is the so-called “common acne”, which mostly affects the face and […]