Archive for the 'Health' Category

03 May

Cyprus: Allergy epidemic from fruitful olive trees

By Leo Leonidou, One in three children in Cyprus and the EU suffer from some form of allergy, with the condition rife at this time of year on the island due to an increase in olive pollen. “Olive trees are this year producing more blossom, meaning pollen levels are higher than in the previous few […]

03 May

Homemade acne scar remedy by olive Oil

After exfoliating your skin with baking soda, massage a pea-sized amount of olive oil onto your face. Acne scaring can cause the skin to lose its elasticity and suppleness. The moisturizing nutrients in the olive oil will penetrate the skin to deeply moisturize the skin and soften the skin’s texture. [Source] Click here

02 May

The Top Diet . . . for Your Ticker

Which does the best job of protecting your heart: a Mediterranean-style diet or a low-fat plan? Either approach is good for your health. But the Mediterranean type gives your ticker some extra protection. Here’s how. Cholesterol Buster The Mediterranean-type diet brought cardiovascular disease risk down 15% in a recent study, versus 9% for the low-fat […]

02 May

Olive Extract Protects Against Neurodegenerative Disorders

An extract derived from olives may provide protection against neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s, according to a study published in the “Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.” Researchers examined the effect of an antioxidant chemical known as hydroxytyrosol, which has previously been shown to be connected to the health benefits of olive oil, such as LDL […]

29 Apr

A L’Olivier Huile D’Olive a Tartiner au Citron

Here’s something you don’t see every day, a product that gives itself a makeover. It starts off as one thing, and then changes into something better, at first glance, this dairy substitute doesn’t look particularly appealing in a good light, it resembles lemon curd; from an unflattering angle it squawks ‘chicken fat’ so our hopes […]