Archive for the 'Health' Category

29 Feb

Health Benefits Key to Driving Olive Oil Sales Over $1 Billion by 2010

Marketable health benefits, along with a growing consumer interest in Mediterranean foods and unique regional flavor choices, are helping to drive an invigorated olive oil market in the U.S., which should surpass $1.3 billion by 2010, according to Olive Oil in the U.S., the latest market research from Packaged Facts. Packaged Facts projects that the […]

29 Feb

History affirms benefits of olive oil in diet

By Roy Pirrung, For many years health advocates have touted the benefits of a Mediterranean diet, at the base of that diet is olive oil. Since the Bronze Age, olive oil in the diet has been the cornerstone of health for many reasons. Many people dislike the taste and the thought that it contains saturated […]

24 Feb

Biogin’s High Content Olealife Series of Olive Polyphenols Introduced

Biogin Biochemicals has announced that it has been developing an Olive Polyphenol ingredient standardized, 50 percent that is now ready for market to expand the company’s available range of its Olealife Polyphenol series products. Thus far, Biogin Biochemicals has introduced both a 10% to 50% Olive Polyphenol specification. Both are extracted by water, and the […]

24 Feb

Optimize Your Natural Beauty With Olive Oil

With cold weather comes chapped lips, dry skin and brittle hair. But thanks to the healing properties of olive oil, these inconveniences can be easily and inexpensively remedied. There are many ways olive oil can optimize your beauty. To heal cracked lips, dab a little on before going to bed. Apply it to any dry […]

20 Feb

Good Samaritan Drug Rehabilitation Centre helps Spanish addicts with Olives

A Spanish rehabilitation centre is using olive harvesting as part of its therapy to help substance addicts. Francis Arjona, founder of the Good Samaritan Drug Rehabilitation Centre near Pozoblanco in Southern Spain, has had a number of run-ins with drug dealers since he began working with addicts. “I have had a couple of knives at […]