Daily Archives: January 6, 2014

  • Forget the fads: Ancient Greek diet with Olive Oil may be healthiest

    There are lots of diets out there. But the healthiest of all may be a nutritional lifestyle that dates back centuries.

    Studies have shown the traditional Greek diet is one of the healthiest on the planet — in sharp contrast to the modern-day western way of eating with its emphasis on processed foods and vegetable oils.

    “It is really the Mediterranean lifestyle and it is the way I grew up,” says celebrity chef Cat Cora, who was raised in a Greek-American family in Mississippi, a state with one of the highest obesity rates in the nation.

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    There are lots of diets out there. But the healthiest of all may be a nutritional lifestyle that dates back centuries. Studies have shown the traditional Greek diet is one of the healthiest on the planet — in sharp contrast to the modern-day western way of eating with its... 
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  • Health benefits of extra virgin olive oil grow every day

    Results of the Catania University study support the view that extra-virgin olive oil can improve the adaptive response of the body in conditions of oxidative stress. For University of Seville extra virgin has demonstrated immunomodulatory and antiinflammatory properties in murine experimental ulcerative colitis.

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    Results of the Catania University study support the view that extra-virgin olive oil can improve the adaptive response of the body in conditions of oxidative stress. For University of Seville extra virgin has demonstrated immunomodulatory and antiinflammatory properties in murine... 
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  • "Olive Oil Sensory Science" - the new Book written by the best researchers and industry professionals

    Description: The olive oil market is increasingly international. Levels of consumption and production are growing, particularly in “new” markets outside the Mediterranean region. New features of product optimization and development are emerging, and along with them new marketing strategies, which benefit from a clear understanding of the sensory aspects of foods, as well as adequate sensory techniques for testing them. Recently developed sensory methods and approaches are particularly suitable for studying the sensory properties of olive oils and their function in culinary preparation or in oil-food pairing.

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    Description: The olive oil market is increasingly international. Levels of consumption and production are growing, particularly in “new” markets outside the Mediterranean region. New features of product optimization and development are emerging, and along with them new marketing... 
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