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10 ways to kick start your health in 2017

By Maria Benardis New Year’s Resolutions are quickly forgotten and sometimes set too high. Below are 10 healthy habits that you can incorporate into your life for long lasting health. You can find out more in my book/eBook “Cooking & Eating Wisdom for Better...

5 Tips to reduce stress in your life

“There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.” - Epictetus  “Make the best use of what’s in your power and take the rest as it happens.” - Epictetus Stress is a major problem for many people - a...

My personal healing and awakening journey

I was given a choice: to remain in the Light and not return into the body – or to come back; to come back and become a Guide, to restore for people the knowledge which I perceived in the Purity of the Great Origin of Everything. I chose the second, because this choice...

10 must have Ingredients in my Greek Kitchen

©2015 Maria Benardis. All Rights Reserved By Maria Benardis I often get asked what essential ingredients I always have on hand to make Greek dishes that give the most delicious results. It’s pretty much a given that using Greek products will help you achieve the best...

The Wisdom of Garlic

(An extract from the new book by Maria Benardis “Cooking & Eating Wisdom for Better Health - How the wisdom of ancient Greece can lead to longevity". (Balboa press)) © 2013 Maria Benardis. All Rights Reserved. In Greek cookery onions and garlic form the base of...

The Wisdom of Lemons

(An extract from the new book “Cooking & Eating Wisdom for Better Health (Balboa press)) © 2013 Maria Benardis. All Rights Reserved. In ancient Greece lemons were used for culinary and non-culinary purposes. According to Greek mythology oranges and lemons were a...

Hail the Kale…

Kale has it origins in ancient Greece and Rome. Kale is the ancient member of the cabbage family. Kale was widely consumed in ancient Greece and was and still is used for medicinal purposes. To the Greeks kale has always been considered a super food and it grows wild...

Cooking & Eating Wisdom for Better Health

The ideas behind “Cooking & Eating Wisdom for Better Health” and what I would like people to takeaway after reading the book. Cooking & Eating Wisdom for Better Health teaches people how to cook intuitively using healing ingredients that harmonize your body...

My background and how it helped…

My background and how it helped in the writing of "Cooking & Eating Wisdom for Better Health"... I started my working life as an accountant and concentrated in taxation law. Completing my two degrees; Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and a Masters of Taxation Law...

10 ways to help your body detoxify and cleanse

As Hippocrates (the Father of Medicine) rightly shared, “Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease”. Our bodies have the ability to detoxify themselves however the body can become overwhelmed due to the volume of toxins exposed in its environment by way...

The healing properties of Water

Water is one of the sources of energy that our bodies cannot live without. Most of our body is made up of water and therefore it requires the energy of water to be added to replenish and repair it. Water is one of the four elements which forms earths and our...