Archive for the 'Health' Category

30 May

Mediterranean diet protects against diabetes: study

A traditional Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil, vegetables and fish can drastically reduce the risk of getting type 2 diabetes, a new study says. In a study of more than 13,000 people, Spanish researchers found that people who strictly adhered to the diet had an 83 per cent reduction in their risk of developing […]

21 May

Mineral oil in land of the olive

By Nikos Xydakis, Although many jokes have been made about the sunflower oil contamination scandal, it is no laughing matter. It is not even an isolated incident, because along with the contaminated oil from Ukraine, we are also seeing large quantities of sunflower oil from Belgium – the heart of the European Union – being […]

19 May

My Oil of Choice, Olive Oil!

By June M. Lay, My oil of choice is Olive Oil, because while a fat is a fat when we refer to calories, not all fats (including oils) are equal when we refer to our health. I’ve chosen Olive Oil because it leads by a margin when we compare it to other oils that are […]

15 May

Live Longer: Eat An Olive Oil-Rich Diet

By Dr. Erin Elster, Anyone who has travelled to the Mediterranean can tell you about the wonderful, healthy food in that region. Much of the health benefits and flavor are due to the generous use of olive oil on salads, pasta, vegetables, fish, and almost anything else. Researchers are learning that people who consume olive […]

11 May

Mario Camacho Foods: Schnucks issues olive recall

Olive lovers, there’s a recall you need to know about. Mario Camacho Foods has announced a voluntary recall of Schnucks brand Spanish olives in the 5.75 ounce jars. Jars with the best by code of 02/06/11 and UPC code of 04131819003 may contain glass. There have been no reports of injury. Customers with questions should […]