Food of the Greek Fitness Camp

Benefit from The Long Tradition of The Mediterranean Diet

In the Greek Fitness Camp we aim to follow the standards of the Mediterranean Diet when it comes to nutrition. This does not involve a specific diet program but a lifestyle that constitutes of healthy eating habits that have been commonly used in the countries around the Mediterranean Sea. The main ingredients of a Mediterranean diet are olive oil and a high consumption of vegetables, fruits, legumes and whole grains.

During each day at the Greek Fitness Camp, you will enjoy 5 delicious and nutritious meals including 2 snacks, all based on local healthy and organic ingredients. You can relax knowing our nutritionists have carefully planned your diet in order to bring you the best results while energizing you throughout the day. Simple, Easy and Delicious

We aim to create a nutrition plan based on authentic Greek flavors with fresh ingredients straight from local producers to your table. The recipes we use are easy to follow even when at home. We believe that through nutritional education and a positive lifestyle diet changes become possible.

WORKSHOPS

Beyond consumption we feel that it is important for you to learn about the farming procedures used to grow and care for the produce and ingredients in your meals. Through cooking demonstrations, you can count on our professional chef to guide you through the preparation of delicious, healthy meals. This is why relevant workshops take place regarding olive oil , grape harvest, beekeeping, farming, greek wild herbs, fishing and more. Optimize your health and learn how to eat like a Greek!

    The Greek Fitness Camp will help you form good healthy eating habits that
    you will take home with you. This is only the beginning of the lifestyle changes you need. Detoxify!

    Today’s Menu
  • Breakfast

    Wild Mint tea and yogurt with local, organic honey.

  • Snack

    Fruit Salad with local, fresh seasonal fruit

  • Lunch

    Fresh, locally caught fish fillets with grilled vegetables from the neighbour’s garden and a light vinaigrette sauce.

  • Snack

    Homemade Power bars with nuts, raisins and local honey.

  • Dinner

    Crete style “Dakos” salad with diced organic tomatoes, feta cheese and fresh mountain oregano drizzled in virgin olive oil.

Secrets of the Mediterranean Diet:

  • Replace butter and margarine with healthy olive oil.
  • Eat 3-8 servings of vegetables per day.
  • Choose fish and poultry over red meat. Replacing red meat will decrease your saturated-fat intake.
  • Higher your consumption of whole grain bread, pasta, rice and other grains.
  • Increase your consumption of legumes.
  • Choose snacks like a handful of almonds, walnuts or sunflower seeds.
  • Replace dessert after meals with fresh fruit.
  • Moderate consumption of alcohol (especially red wine) is advised