Connie Diekman, Med, RD, LD, FADA is immediate past president of the American Dietetic Association. She is now the director of university nutrition at Washington University in St. Louis. Diekman is a member of the advisory board for Parent's Magazine. She has researched and reported on the Mediterranean diet and has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, and the Today Show.
Sam Sotiropoulos is a first-generation Greek-Canadian. He has worked as a cook in Toronto's vibrant Greektown, as well as in the posh Athens suburb of Glyfada, Greece. He honed his cooking skills in restaurants on the Aegean islands of Kos and Santorini. He writes a blog about traditional Greek foods, www.greekgourmand.com.