Barley rusks are not the only option in Crete. Cretans consume also a lot of healthy wholemeal bread of other types, such as bread made of spelt, rye or wheat wholemeal. Follow this link (machine made Cretan healthy bread) to see how you can make a Cretan style wholemeal bread using a bread maker. For the handmade version see here (handmade Cretan healthy bread). In conclusion, Cretans consume a great deal of healthy bread, full of fiber, vitamins and minerals, and this is certainly contributing a great deal to their healthy lifestyle.