Mediterranean Diet Expo (Oct.2019)

Sunday, 27 October 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM [EAST]

29 Edmondstone Street, South Brisbane, QLD, 4101, Australia

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General Admission - All day entry (bookings essential) Partial Approval - $45.00

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Includes a FREE copy of 200 page e-cookbook 'Mediterranean Eating' by Two Greek Girls. Children 12 and under FREE. FOR PRIVATE HEALTH CLAIMS DETAILS ARE: 500 subsequent dietitian - Mediterranean Diet with Desi Carlos Provider Number: 2584061W Taylor Medical Centre, 10/40 Annerley Rd Woolloongabba Please lodge your receipt with your health fund after the event.

Student Admission - All day entry (bookings essential) Partial Approval - $25.00

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Please provide your student ID at the door on entry. Children 12 and under FREE. Includes a FREE copy of 200 page e-cookbook 'Mediterranean Eating' by Two Greek Girls. FOR PRIVATE HEALTH CLAIMS DETAILS ARE: 500 subsequent dietitian - Mediterranean Diet with Desi Carlos Provider Number: 2584061W Taylor Medical Centre, 10/40 Annerley Rd Woolloongabba Please lodge your receipt with your health fund after the event.

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Event Information

Sunday, 27 October 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM [EAST]

About the Event

Improving the lives of all Australians through a healthy Mediterranean lifestyle.

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Two Greek Girls Cooking proudly present - The Mediterranean Diet Expo 2019!

A day for all Australians to understand the unique advantages of the traditional Mediterranean food and lifestyle for health and wellbeing. 

Learn how to COOK – EAT – LIVE for chronic disease reduction in our community, by following the easy and delicious Mediterranean way of life. or all Australians to understand the unique advantages of the traditional Mediterranean food and lifestyle for health and wellbeing. 

Dietitians Desi Carlos and Lisa Peterson of Two Greek Girls Cooking showcase a fantastic day at Brisbane’s Greek Club, where you can taste, learn and explore the scientifically proven Mediterranean diet and learn all about our Mediterranean culture and approach to life.

Our passion is to help all Australians cook, eat and live simply and healthily with a wonderful Mediterranean diet rich in flavour and nutrients and a lifestyle which embraces family and community.

This is our second year running this event. Last year was a huge success. See our gallery below for 

pictures of the 2018 event. 

What's happening 2019?

We have presentations from a wide range of medical experts, as well as more fantastic stalls to learn about eating well for health and a long life. This year, we are bringing back many of our wonderful speakers from 2018, and also have some new faces. Our speakers will hone in on the benefits of this diet for preventing diabetes, cancer, heart problems, brain diseases, digestive and blood disorders and promoting better mental health and women's health, from specialists in their fields. 

Far from being just a health seminar, this is a total immersion in the wonders of Mediterranean living. We give you the chance to try some amazing local Greek produce for yourself with a selection of food stalls and the Greek Club’s restaurant Taverna offering deliciously healthy Greek food, wine and coffee. 

We also have a range of wonderful speakers and entertainers ready to welcome you into the Greek community. In true Mediterranean style, we offer plenty of fun too!nar, this is a total immersion in the wonders of Mediterranean living. We give you the chance to try some amazing local Greek produce for yourself with a selection of food stalls and the Greek Club’s restaurant Taverna offering deliciously healthy Greek food, wine and coffee. 

Doors open from 10:00 am - and your ticket entitles you to come and go as you please based on your session interest, or stay all day! Expo closes at 4:00 pm. 

This year, we have popped in a few stall and coffee breaks so you can hear speakers and have time to browse without missing a thing! 

mediterranean eating book two greek girlsLaunching our new book 'More Mediterranean Eating' and Get Our First Book FREE!

Desi and Lisa are so excited to launch our second lifestyle and cookbook at this event - 'More Mediterranean Eating.' 

It will be jam-packed full of great health advice, implementation of the Mediterranean Diet and some yummy recipes, including desserts!

But we know that you will probably want our first book too! 

That's why we are providing a FREE download of our first 200-page recipe and lifestyle book 'Mediterranean Eating' in e-book form, valued at $9.95 when you purhase a ticket to the Mediterranean Diet Expo (limit one book per user).

This is a very comprehensive book full of recipes and lifestyle tips. It will be the perfect complement to our new edition, which we will be launching at the Expo!

To grab yours along with your ticket to the Expo, simply check out and you will receive your special purchase coupon. 

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About the Organizer

The Mediterranean Diet Expo is brought to you by Desi Carlos and Lisa Peterson of Two Greek Girls Cooking. Lisa and Desi are Brisbane based dietitians and nutritionists with over 30 years combined experience in private practice. Their vision with Two Greek Girls Cooking is to educate and inspire all generations and ethnicities in Australia to encompass a scientifically proven way of eating based on the Mediterranean diet. This promotes the enjoyment of delicious food, at the same time as providing high nutrition for long-term health. Their lifestyle book Mediterranean Eating Cook-Eat-Live (available online and through selected bookshops) is a comprehensive plan for adopting the Mediterranean lifestyle as the optimal way to live for chronic disease prevention and longevity. All recipes are traditional family treasures modified to reflect the Two Greek Girls Ground Rules for calorie controlled and nutritionally balanced meals following the Mediterranean Eating Food Pyramid. “Our cookbook is filled with delicious, flavour punching recipes, nourishing for the soul and your health. The whole family will enjoy them!” Two Greek Girls also hold regular Mediterranean Nourish Workshops to teach people how to nourish their bodies through workshop activities, cooking demonstrations and education.

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Event Speakers

Assoc. Prof David Colquhoun is a cardiologist in clinical practice, active in research & chief author of 2008 NHFA Statement on omega-3 fatty acids and heart disease updated 2015. He is President of the Qld Branch of the National Heart Foundation of Aust. (NHFA) and Co-President of Clinical and Preventative Cardiology Council of the Cardiac Society of Aust. and NZ (CSANZ). Member of the National Institute of Complimentary Medicine & Scientific Committee of Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation

http://dr-david-m-colquhoun-wesley-greenslopes-private.business.site/

Dorothea Vallianos, is a Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years’ experience. Dorothea holds a Bachelor of Psychology with Honours, and a Masters in Clinical Psychology was conferred in 1995. She is a Member of APS College of Clinical Psychologists. Her breadth of experience has included being a regular guest speaker and host on 96.5FM Talking Life, providing workplace, community and school-based programs and contributing to books, newspapers and magazines.

https://www.treeoflifenutrition.com.au/dietitians/

Andrea is a PhD candidate with the School of Dentistry at the University of Queensland and lectures there. Andrea has been involved in the publication of several studies involving oral health and oral microbiol. She was awarded a Master of Philosophy for her research into differential gene expression associated with immune response pathways to oral candida albicans infection. Andrea is of proud Greek heritage, and a serving member of the Australasian Hellenic Education Progressive Association.

https://dentistry.uq.edu.au/profile/166/andrea-kazoullis

Dr Michaelides is a Brisbane GP with a special interest in the management of chronic diseases. He has been running structured miniclinic diabetes since 1988 and involved in multi-disciplinary diabetes programmes at community level since early 1990’s. On numerous advisory boards as GP educator for the development of programmes to help optimise outcomes for GPs and patients through a structured care model. His current model is the fully integrated team approach of chronic disease management.

https://www.glycomate.com
Dr Lyndal J. White MB BS. (QLD), FR...
Consultant Psychiatrist

Lyndall White is Consultant Psychiatrist in private practice at Belmont Private Hospital with a special interest in Perinatal Mental Health and Education. She is a member of Reference Group for the Qld Centre for Perinatal and Infant Mental Health and chair of Special Interest Group in Perinatal and Infant Psychiatry of the Qld Branch Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. Lyndall is the immediate past President of the Australasian Branch of the International Marcé Society.

https://belmontprivate.com.au/specialists/dr-lyndall-white
Dr Peta Wright MBBS (Qld), FRANZCOG
Gynaecologist and Fertility Specialist

Dr Peta Wright is a gynaecologist, paediatric and adolescent gynaecologist, and fertility specialist at Eve Health in Brisbane. She has a relaxed and compassionate attitude that will put you at ease knowing you’re in capable, caring hands. Peta is passionate about helping women with pelvic pain and endometriosis, as well as polycystic ovarian syndrome, hypothalamic amenorrhoea, vulval concerns, painful sex, abnormal pap smears and menopause. When it comes to treating any gynaecological condition, it is of utmost importance to Peta that she educates and informs her patients and aims to empower them to achieve the best quality of life possible.

https://www.evehealth.com.au http://drpetawright.wordpress.com

Wade is an accredited exercise physiologist with a particular interest in injury prevention, exercise for chronic disease and resistance training. Wade has recently completed his Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology.

https://www.treeoflifenutrition.com.au/dietitians/
Dr Tina Bazianas
Emergency Physician

MBBS (Qld) FACEM Dr Tina Bazianas has been working in the health industry for twenty years. She is passionate about health and fitness and the journey of discovering what strategies are needed to maintain good health as we age. As a Mediterranean-Australian she is thrilled to be part of the Mediterranean Diet Expo to be able to share her experiences and passion for the Mediterranean diet and its philosophy for healthy living.

Desi Carlos, BAppSc, Grad Dip NutrD...
Dietitian & Nutritionist

Desi is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian and Nutritionist working in private Practice at Tree of Life Nutrition. She is one half of Two Greek Girls Cooking, and author of Mediterranean Eating - Cook, Eat, Live and soon to be launched More Mediterranean Eating. Desi has over 26 years of experience in Dietetics. Her special interest areas include Gastrointestinal disorders including IBS and Coeliac Disease, PCOS, Allergies and Intolerances, Chronic Disease management, Weight, Cholesterol and Diabetes management. She is the resident dietitian at 97.3FM and also has regular appearances on television.

https://www.treeoflifenutrition.com.au/
Lisa Peterson, BHsc (Hons)
Dietitian & Nutritionist

Lisa is an Accredited Practicing Dietitians and Nutritionists working in private Practice at Tree of Life Nutrition. She is the other half of Two Greek Girls Cooking, and co-author of Mediterranean Eating - Cook, Eat, Live and soon to be launched More Mediterranean Eating. Lisa is also the Principal Dietitian at Weight Management Psychology. Lisa has completed ANZMOSS and DAA training in Medical Nutrition Therapy in Bariatric Surgery. Her special interests include Bariatric Nutrition, Eating disorders, Weight management, Gastrointestinal issues, Diabetes, Heart disease, Food allergies and Intolerances.

https://www.treeoflifenutrition.com.au/
Two Greek Girls Cooking
Two Greek Girls Cooking, Dietitians & Nutritionists Tree of Life Nutrition, Authors Mediterranean Eating

Desi and Lisa are Accredited Practicing Dietitians and Nutritionists working in private Practice at Tree of Life Nutrition. Together they are Two Greek Girls Cooking, and authors of Mediterranean Eating - Cook, Eat, Live. Their combined 30 years experience in private practice has inspired them to embrace the traditions of their Mediterranean heritage to enable all Australians to live a healthier and longer life.

https://twogreekgirls.com/

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