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Mediterranean Diet Expo 2018 – That’s A Wrap!

By 06/11/2018 Events
2018 mediterranean diet expo brisbane

What an exciting day we had at Two Greek Girls Cooking’s very first (and world first) Mediterranean Diet Expo on October 21, 2018. The Greek Club in Brisbane was buzzing with over 350 guests, all interested in better health and a long life through implementation of the Mediterranean Diet.

You may know, that as Dietitians and Greek Australians, we are very passionate about introducing Australians young and old and from all walks of life to this scientifically proven way of eating and living for good health and chronic disease prevention.

Mediterranean Diet Expo Speakers

We assembled eight incredible speakers from the medical and allied health community, to talk to our attendees about the Mediterranean Diet and its benefits for health. We would like to thank these speakers for sharing their insights with us at the Expo, and wonderful support of our cause.

  • Cardiologist Dr David Colquhoun.
  • GP Dr Chrys Michaelides
  • Psychiatrist Dr Lyndall White
  • Psychologist Dorothea Vallianos
  • Dietitian Lisa Peterson
  • Microbiologist Andrea Kazoullis.
  • Dietitian Desi Carlos
  • Exercise Physiologist Wade Innes

Every speaker generously shared their expertise with us, with fascinating insights into how the body works and the positive outcomes possible through implementation of the Mediterranean Diet.

Cooking Demos

The day also included some practical cooking demos to show you how easy it is to cook fresh Mediterranean food everyday.

On the menu was:

  • Healthy moussaka
  • Greek coffee
  • Greek chicken soup in the Thermomix with Marnie
  • Meze platters and wine tasting
  • Lamb souvlakia and Greek salad

Exhibitor Stalls

We also thank our amazing sponsors and exhibitors, who stayed all day to help support this event. They gave us many goodies to try and buy, and some great conversations around health, lifestyle and food.

  • Heart Foundation Australia
  • Coeliac Queensland
  • Baywest Medical Centre
  • Manly Village Medical
  • CP Dental
  • Guardian Pharmacy
  • Priceless Bodies
  • GOC Care
  • Eve Health
  • Tree of Life Nutrition
  • Opa-cize
  • The Greek Club
  • Bunnyconnellen
  • Property Inc
  • Two Greek Girls Cooking
  • Suited to Success
  • Olympus Cheese
  • Olea of Monemvasia
  • Profumo Wines
  • Uncorked and Cultivated
  • Chobani Australia
  • Marnie Burello Thermomix
  • The Happy Snack Company
  • Circle of Life Therapy
  • AV Event Designers
  • Brubecks Boutique Foods
  • The Little Organic Co.
  • Grace Inspired
  • Netra Professional
  • The Very Thing Poppy Comino
  • Martin Hood Remax Riverside Graceville
  • Oracle Investment Services
  • Delphi Bank
  • Vada Creations
  • Sol Breads
  • Triton Foods
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Our sponsors were carefully chosen for their reflection of a traditional Mediterranean lifestyle. We hope you can support them in our local community. 

What’s Next?

We can’t wait to do it all next year, bigger and better for Mediterranean Diet Expo 2019! We also have a few more surprises up our sleeves for you, so stay tuned in our next article which will also include info on our upcoming Christmas cooking demo!

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