• Olive oil cuts heart disease by 28%, says study

    Scientists have found just how good for the body olive oil is and how even consuming it in moderation can provide health benefits. Their research shows that just two tablespoons of olive oil can almost half your risk of dying from heart disease, while the equivalent of one tablespoon cuts the risk by around 28%. […]

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  • Health Experts to Hold Tasting Event on Mediterranean Diet

    The Dunwoody event by Saint Joseph’s Hospital and Saint Joseph’s Heart Center for Women will include tasting of wines, specialty olive oils and dark chocolates along with informal consultations with physicians at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia. A tasting event on the benefits of a heart healthy Mediterranean diet will be held Friday at the Crowne […]

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  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil filled products have hit the beauty market with a force

    Leading scientific skincare brand, Sebamed noticed the many benefits of olive oil and recently debuted their Olive Face & Body Wash. Because of the antioxidants infused in extra-virgin olive oil helps protect skin from damage, provide moisture, combat irritants from the skin while adding a youthful elasticity and maintaining a radiant skin tone, olive oil […]

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  • Importance of Olive Oil to Get Rid of Stretch Marks

    In order to get rid of stretch marks, experts of *stretchmarkscare.com reveal the significance of application of olive oil. A very effective way to get rid of stretch marks as per expert and doctor review is application of olive oil. The main advantage of olive oil is that it prevents the future occurrences of stretch […]

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  • Natural Oils To Treat Dry Feet

    A dry feet not only looks ugly but becomes rough gradually. No matter how much you try to moisturise your feet with creams and body lotions, it tends to dry up. This is a common skin problem that is faced in monsoons, autumn and winters as well. Our feet lacks oil glands. This is the […]

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  • Olive Oil Tasting Terms

    The International Olive Council (IOC) has developed a system for the objective organoleptic (tasting) assessment of olive oil in order to determine an oil’s quality and commercial trade value. This assessment method is based on panels of trained tasters recognizing the absence and/or presence of specific positive and negative (defective) attributes. While the IOC assessment […]

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  • New research shows that a Mediterranean-style diet with EVOO can offer protection against type 2 diabetes.

    New research shows that a Mediterranean-style diet and diets low in available carbohydrates can offer protection against type 2 diabetes. The study is published in Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), and is by Dr Carlo La Vecchia, Mario Negri Institute of Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy, and colleagues. […]

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  • New natural petfood line infused with extra virgin olive oil

    Pyramid Pet Products has a new line of petfood that not only includes natural protein sources with added super foods, such as blueberries, kelp, sweet potatoes and probiotics, but is also infused with extra virgin olive oil. The new brand, Tuscan Natural Pet Food Products, includes nearly a standard, full-size bottle of olive oil in […]

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  • Dr Shigeaki Hinohara: “It’s wonderful to live long …with a tablespoon of olive oil in brekfast”

    Dr Shigeaki Hinohara turned 101 on October 4, 2012 and he is still working as a teacher. Shigeaki Hinohara, M.D., is Honorary President of St. Luke’s International Hospital and Japan Society and author of this wonderful and useful article. Shigeaki Hinohara is one of the world’s longest-serving physicians and educators. Hinohara’s magic touch is legendary: […]

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  • The extra virgin olive oil is a natural product good for health

    Used as a medicine by the ancient Egyptians, it is necessary to reveal the health potential and enhance it. Step by step, maybe while making interesting discoveries. Few people know that the oil there is a huge amount of micro-organisms The extra virgin olive oil is good for health. There are not a lot of […]

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  • About Benefits of olive oil from The Oprah Magazine

    Can Olive Oil Stand the Heat? By David L. Katz, MD Q: I’ve seen news reports saying olive oil loses its healthy qualities when you heat it, and that using it as a salad oil is best—is that true? Also, how long can I keep it before it goes bad? — Dilraj Kahlon, Delta, British […]

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  • 10 Basic Mediterranean Diet Recommendations

    1- Use olive oil as your main source of added fat. This is the most widely used oil in Mediterranean cuisine. It is rich in Vitamin E, beta-carotenes and a type of vegetal fat (monounsaturated) that helps prevent cardiovascular diseases. It represents a treasure in the Mediterranean Diet and has remained through centuries among regional […]

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  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil or EVOO and what’s New and Beneficial about

    Anyone coming from the Mediterranean region of the world would tell you about the health benefits, as well as the wonderful flavor, of a good dose of olive oil on salads, pasta, fish and almost anything else. Fortunately, it is available throughout the year to satisfy taste buds and promote good health. The quality of […]

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  • Olive oil: a benefit to pet health, too?

    Does this key ingredient in the Mediterranean diet for humans translate to pets? Olive oil, and especially extra virgin olive oil, is all the rage on cooking shows and at finer dining establishments these days. It seems that good news regarding the benefits of olive oil for our health and wellness emerges almost daily. So […]

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  • A Quick Guide To The Mediterranean Diet

    Recommended: Extra Virgin Olive Oil Goal: about 4 tbsp/day The amount of olive oil includes oil used for cooking and salads and oil consumed in meals eaten outside the home. In the group assigned to the Mediterranean diet with extra-virgin olive oil, the goal was to consume 50 g (appx. 4 tbsp.) or more per […]

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