Daily Archives: October 24, 2014

  • Olive oil diet could help your heart

    Some ate a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra virgin olive oil, others ate a Mediterranean diet with added nuts and the rest ate a low-fat diet.

    London – Eating a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil could help reverse symptoms which can lead to heart disease, research has revealed.

    A study found people who followed a diet of fruit, vegetables, fish and whole grains, with either added olive oil or nuts, reduced their obesity and blood glucose levels – both symptoms of metabolic syndrome.

    A low-fat diet did not have the same effect.

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  • PDO Viannos Olive Oil and Melitzanosalata Recipe from Crete

    Not sure whether to make your next bottle of ‘special’ olive oil Spanish, Italian or French?

    Well how about going a bit further afield and all the way to Crete?

    “oi1 PDO Viannos” landed on our doorstep and immediately started a debate with some saying that while Cretian olives were fine to nibble when on a beach they were no use at all as oil.

    A bit unfair the others thought and reached for some bread to dip with while someone else filled a saucer.

    The olive oil is cold extractedfrom Koroneiki olives in the Viannos PDO region, one of the 9 PDO regions of Crete, regions that have been certified for the quality of their unique product thanks to the specific soil and climate conditions of the region.

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    Not sure whether to make your next bottle of ‘special’ olive oil Spanish, Italian or French? Well how about going a bit further afield and all the way to Crete? “oi1 PDO Viannos” landed on our doorstep and immediately started a debate with some saying that while Cretian... 
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