Scientists have isolated the unique molecule that provides olive oil with its multitude of health and life-extending benefits. The olive tree (Olea europaea) produces oleuropein abundantly in its leaves as well as in the olive fruit itself, and special processing techniques now allow for the extraction of a stable, standardized form of oleuropein. That means […]
By now, we all know that olive oil is really good for our health and has tons of benefits like lowering the levels of cholesterol and blood pressure, preventing strokes, improving the immune system, etc. But it also has various beauty benefits and this makes it one must-have ingredient in our homes.
Following an article that discusses how certain foods, such as olive oil, can boost your immune system, organic olive oil producer Bellucci Premium comments on the findings. According to the article published on July 8th by The Times of India titled “20 Foods To Increase Your Immunity,” reports show that different foods can improve your […]
The olive tree is a traditional symbol of abundance. Its cultivation is economically significant in the Mediterranean region, with attention focused on olives and olive oil. At the same time, uses are being sought for other parts of the olive tree. During pruning and harvesting, many olive leaves and small branches are collected. Given the […]
Several epidemiological (population-based) studies have found significantly lower rates of death from all causes, particularly heart disease, among those whose dietary habits are closets to traditional Mediterranean diets (rich in plant foods, olive oil and low in saturated animal fats). Recently, researchers from the University Of Athens School Of Medicine reviewed all of […]