Entries by Eleni Tsiompanou


What would it mean to cook and eat consciously? To put heaven and earth in the dish that you prepare for eating? To pay full attention even to the simplest meal and give all your heart when cooking for others and for yourself? To eat in a peaceful environment, slowly and appreciating the world with […]

Conscious Eating

Healthy eating has to do with what we eat, what we absorb & how we eat. We can combine conscious eating to all these aspects: primarily by eating with attention, mindfully but also, by learning to eat according to our type & choosing foods that are from a sustainable source. Practicing to cook and eat […]

Body types, Personality and Health

The Health Being Institute workshop ‘Body types, personality and health – from ancient teachings to modern science’ will take place on Saturday 30th of September 2017 11am- 1:30pm, Central London. I’m really pleased to have a co-presenter Angeliki Kompoholi from Greece. Angeliki brings an in-depth knowledge of Ancient Greek and literature and, a skill in bringing this […]

“Anti-Inflammatory DIAITA: Diet & Lifestyle” Workshop, 11 March 2017, London

Following our last successful meeting on Anti-Cancer DIAITA, in this multi-dimensional workshop, I will expand on ways to reduce inflammation in the body, the primary cause of many diseases such as cancer, heart disease, auto-immune diseases, depression etc. I will explore Science, Medicine and Ancient Wisdom to find the available knowledge and understanding offered to […]

“DIAITA Against Cancer: Diet & Lifestyle Dodecalogue” Workshop

In this ANTI-CANCER DIAITA workshop, for World Cancer Day on the 4th of February, I’m going to dispel the myth that there is nothing people can do about cancer. Research shows that, with a healthier diet and lifestyle a third of the most common cancers can be prevented.   DIAITA, the ancient Greek word meaning “Way of Living”, is where the […]

“Seven Spices for Health”

Learn how to use spices in your everyday life to support your health. We will explore 7 spices for their medicinal properties but also for their ability to enhance the taste and smell of our food, bringing life to our mealtimes. “Food is Medicine”, Hippocrates the wise Greek physician of the 5th century BC wrote. When I was […]

“Brain Loving Foods & Lifestyle: Ways to Avoid Dementia” Workshop

What could we do to prevent dementia and even delay its’ progress? In this workshop, Dr Garuth Chalfont, from the Division of Health Research, University of Lancaster and Dr Eleni Tsiompanou from the Health-Being Institute, will discuss different natural and holistic interventions including: • modern Nutritional Medicine • functional foods developed in Japan • horticultural therapy • our […]

Workshop: “Six Tastes for Health & Wellbeing”

“My tongue is smiling”. What can help us say that? Our next multidimensional “Medical Kitchen Wisdom” workshop, combining Nutritional Medicine, Ayurvedic Nutrition, Hippocratic Medicine, Philosophy & stories is on the 14th of May 12-14:30 at 8-9 Hop Gardens (Woolman room), London WC2N 4EH. Theme: “Six tastes for Health & Wellbeing” We will explore: • the 6 tastes that are important for health […]