Archive for the 'Health' Category

21 Nov

Connecticut Now Requires Listing Any Additives in Olive Oil

By Anne M. Hamilton, The stock market may be tanking, jobs are disappearing and the state budget is hundreds of millions in the red, but at least our olive oil will be safe. Prompted by a complaint from a Norwalk importer, the state Department of Consumer Protection has enacted regulations guarding the purity of olive […]

16 Nov

Comvita Olive Leaf Complex Now Available In An Oral Spray

Great news for fans of Comvita’s Olive Leaf Complex: it’s now available in a convenient and easy-to-use oral spray. Comvita‘s Olive Leaf Complex is an all-natural daily health tonic which blends the benefits of the world’s oldest cultivated tree with modern extraction processes that use only fresh, natural olive leaves. Naturally flavoured with peppermint and […]

27 Oct

Olive Oil Cops – Italian police can taste fake olive oil

Twenty members of the Italian NAS food piracy unit have graduated from a special course laid on by the Italian National Olive Oil Association Unaprol. Police said the group graduated from a course taught by the National Olive Oil Association Unaprol that included instruction on how to taste fake extra-virgin olive oil and how to […]

26 Oct

Olive Oil Could Eventually Prevent a Variety of Heath Concerns Including Colon Cancer

By Rocco Loosbrock, Most gourmets and nutritional health aficionados already know that olive oil is the natural juice produced by the olive tree to naturally and effectively preserve the taste, aroma, vitamins and properties of the olive fruit. Some culinary connoisseurs know that olive oil is the only vegetable oil that can be consumed as […]

08 Oct

Olive oil ‘helps prevent hunger’

By Richard Alleyne, A “good” fat found in abundance in olive oil helps prevent snacking between meals, researchers have found. The fatty acid, which is also found in nuts and avocados, triggers a reaction in the body that staves off hunger pangs and tells the brain: “I feel full.” Scientists believe the same signalling pathway […]