• Beauty Benefits Of Olive Oil

    The secret to keeping skin looking young is Extra virgin olive

    I have a cousin in her 40s who has amazing skin. Her secret? Extra-virgin olive oil after she showers. I remember she told me she doesn’t have stretch marks after five kids, and she thinks it’s because of it, too. Since then my bathroom drawer always has a bottle of extra-virgin olive oil. When I […]

    Read More →
  • Vegetables fried in EVOO have more beneficial properties than when boiled

    A new UGR study, published in the prestigious journal Food Chemistry, reveals that vegetables fried in extra virgin olive oil have more beneficial properties than their boiled counterparts. The Mediterranean diet in Spain is characterized by a high intake of vegetables and extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), both of which are important sources of biofunctional […]

    Read More →
  • Should You Drink Olive Oil?

    Medical professionals and dieticians have long championed the health benefits contained in olive oil, and it remains a key ingredient of the Mediterranean diet. A fat with high amounts of antioxidants, olive oil helps protect heart and blood cells, and drinking it each day is good for cardiovascular well-being, according to Livestrong. Heart disease, Alzheimer’s, […]

    Read More →
  • Olive Oil Lowers Cholesterol: What Type Is Best?

    As Americans have tried to cut fat, their intake of olive oil has steadily increased. Scientists believe the oil can help lower cholesterol and play an important part of a healthy diet. High LDL cholesterol levels contribute to plaque build-up in arteries and can lead to heart attacks and strokes. Generally, a low-fat diet and […]

    Read More →
  • Best Type of Olive Oil for Cooking

    Olive oil is a fat that comes from the fruit of olive trees, and it is constantly cited as a crucial part of a healthy diet. There are various grades of olive oil, with extra virgin olive oil the highest and most expensive. It also carries more healthful properties than ordinary olive oils; the monounsaturated […]

    Read More →
  • So What Exactly Is the Mediterranean Diet?

    It sounds almost too good to be true: A diet that has been shown to increase longevity and help to stabilize blood sugars, reduce “bad” cholesterol and triglycerides, lower blood pressure, and reduce your risk of several diseases—and that has enough variety and enough delicious foods that you’re actually happy to follow it. In fact, […]

    Read More →
  • healthier-virgin-olive-oil

    This is how You should be storing Olive Oil tips from the kitchen

    Where do you store your olive oil? It’s tempting — and awfully convenient – to store oil right next to the stove, within arm’s reach, but is that really the best spot? Olive oil is a pantry staple that we use almost daily, and whether you have a standard work-a-day oil, or fancy bottle of […]

    Read More →
  • Study: Dietary Supplementation with Olive Oil & Vascular Effects of Concentrated Ambient Particulate Matter

    Exposure to ambient particulate matter (PM) induces endothelial dysfunction, a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Olive oil (OO) and fish oil (FO) supplements have beneficial effects on endothelial function. Objective: In this study we evaluated the potential efficacy of OO and FO in mitigating endothelial dysfunction and disruption of hemostasis caused by exposure to particulate […]

    Read More →
  • Without a doubt, olive oil is the best of fats and oils

    In the bid for optimum health and vitality, the inclusion of dietary fats is often over-looked. However, when it comes to maintaining good health as we age, including adequate amounts of the right kinds of fats and oils is vital. Good fats provide the body with fuel alongside the feeling of fullness and can actually […]

    Read More →
  • Laboratory specializing in analyse olive oil

    ‘Anti-tumor’ Sicilian oil, pasta at Expo Milano 2015

    Two scientific studies will be presented at Expo Milano 2015 showing that consumption of Sicilian durum wheat and olive oil help to ward off disease. The studies were presented on Wednesday morning at the new oncology center at the Civico hospital. The research activity was conducted by the Gian Pietro Ballatore consortium and the Agrarian […]

    Read More →
  • Neuroscience: Low vitamin E levels can affect brain health

    Vitamin E is available in olive oil, almonds, sunflower seeds, greens and avocados. However, most people exhibit a deficiency of the nutrient that is so vital for brain health. A diet deficient in vitamin E spells trouble for the brain and could lead to neurological damage by cutting off the supply of basic building blocks. […]

    Read More →
  • Olive oil do’s and dont’s

    Buy only extra-virgin olive oil! Olive oil is best when it’s fresh, so use it as soon as possible. – It’s typical for olive oils to be made of a “field blend” of different varieties of olives grown in a region. But stay away from industrial blends, which combine oils from all over the Mediterranean. […]

    Read More →
  • Beauty Benefits Of Olive Oil

    Beauty Benefits Of Olive Oil

    Most of us are aware of the beauty benefits of olive oil. It is an affordable ingredient and may be, that is why it is used in most of the beauty products. This oil is also used for cooking purposes. As this oil is also good for skin, it can be used externally as well […]

    Read More →
  • Oleocanthal in extra virgin olive oil rapidly and selectively induces cancer cell death

    The researchers, nutritional scientist Paul Breslin (Rutgers University), biologist David Foster (Hunter College) and chemist Onica LeGendre (Hunter College) investigated the effect of oleocanthal (OC) on human cancer cell lines in culture. Oleocanthal, a phenolic compound in extra virgin olive oil, has been implicated in the health benefits associated with diets rich in olive oil. […]

    Read More →
  • Some practical tips on how to use olive oil to protect the skin

    Olive oil is our best ally against the cold, snow and frost. The low temperatures are certainly not the best friends of our skin. When the climate is harsh, or alternate days and very cold days myths, is necessary to prevent damage to the skin. Why in winter the skin tends to dry out? Our […]

    Read More →