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Magnificent Trees

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Magnificent Trees, some of the most amazing trees around the world that someone should see. Magnificent Trees, are trees with strange or odd shape that curved thru the years. A number of these Magnificent trees are displayed in the following video and are:  
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Basket tree, it was achieved by planting six Sycamore trees in a circular pattern and then affixing them together in a unique diamond pattern.

Makrynitsa, the balcony of Pelion

Makrynitsa, the balcony of Pelion

Makrynitsa, the balcony of Pelion, overlooking the Gulf of Pagasitikos , the city and the pot of Volos. Makrynitsa a picturesque village builds according to local traditional architecture, located in an altitude of 600 meters over Volos, the city of ancient Jason at the beautiful mountain Pelion.

Pelion, a four seasons destination

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Pelion, a four seasons destination

Pelion, a four seasons destination, is locating in Thessaly, Central Greece. Mt. Pilion,( the name Pilion means “gate of Sun”) the home of the mythical Centaurs, half man and half horse creatures, was often visited by ancient Greek heroes, such as Achilles, Jason and Theseus, to master the arts taught by them.
Mount Pilion and its 24 beautiful villages is a “four seasons’ destination for visitors because of its unique combination of superb natural surroundings, dense greenery, cascading waterfalls and gorges, romantic bays with crystal clear waters and outstanding local architecture.

Wine Roads in Northern Greece

 

Wine Roads in Northern Greece

 Wine Roads in Northern Greece, in vineyards surrounded by idyllic landscape blessed with a privileged microclimate, wine, a basic element of the Greek culture, has been produced in abundance.

 The Wine Roads in Northern Greece are a pioneering project comprising wine roads from Mt. Olympus to distant Thrace. The project assists in the development and implementation of sustained growth measures in wine-producing areas. It also includes the establishment of folk museums, the publication of books and the organization of various cultural events directly linked to Greek history.

Harvard and Low Fat Myth

 

Harvard and Low Fat Myth

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Harvard and Low Fat Myth research claim that food packaging and diet trends can be misleading.  Marketing materials often lead us to believe that if we eat low-fat foods, we will be low fat too. “Dozens of studies have found that low-fat diets are no better for health than moderate-or high-fat diets—and for many people, they may be worse,” says Dr. Walter Willet, chairman of the Dept. of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health. (The Nutrition Source).
Low-fat diets fail because they often replace fat with refined carbohydrates, which the body burns through quickly, leaving us hungry soon after we eat. Moreover, fast carbs (white rice, white bread, potatoes, processed snacks) are just as bad for our heart as saturated fat, and