17 Jan

Italica PLUS EVOO is the first Spanish EVOO enriched with vitamins.

From spring water to cereal, grocery manufacturers are adding vitamin-enriched items to their product lines. Today, Italica Imports is introducing the country to an extra virgin olive oil from Spain that is enriched with fat-soluble vitamins A, D and E, making it a rich source of antioxidants. Use of Italica PLUS in your favorite recipes […]

11 Dec

Replacing the butter with olive oil when baking

By Julia Cameron, Photo Peter Monsees, This holiday season, your goal to keep a healthful diet and lifestyle might be forgotten easily when the temptation from cookies and cakes wields more power than the call of your treadmill. But you can have your cake and eat it too, said Lisa A. Sheldon, a nutritionist and […]

09 Dec

Indians take to olive oil for healthier tomorrow

With lifestyle diseases like obesity and heart trouble becoming endemic in the country, Indians are increasingly taking to olive oil as the preferred cooking medium, prompting global manufacturers to eye this growing market. According to the International Olive Council (IOC), a non-profit organisation, Indians today consume some 2,000 tonnes of olive oil per annum, but […]

09 Nov

Some Facts About Olive Oil

What is the difference among “Virgin”, “Extra virgin”, “Fine” and “refined” olive oil? Will olive oil loses its nutritional value when heated ? How to store Olive oil ? You will get your answers after reading this. By Laura Ng, Why do we use olive oil ? Olive oil contains monounsaturated fatty acids, or oleic […]

13 Oct

Is Olive Oil The Healthier Choice?

Could olive oil be your way to healthy eating? Chief Alex Rodriguez of Miami’s Baptist Hospital and a slew of others think so. Alex loves to cook, and he loves to cook healthy. So at Miami’s Baptist Hospital he serves up lean meats and loads of vegetables with a splash of olive oil. “I use […]