20 Aug

Myriad benefits of Olive oil

Diabetes: An olive-oil-rich diet is not only a good alternative in the treatment of diabetes, but also helps in preventing or delaying the onset of the disease. Obesity and abdominal fat: Olive oil is high in calories like any other fats and oils, but the research states that, there is less obesity amongst the Mediterranean […]

07 Aug

Italica Imports introduced a Spanish Extra Virgin olive oil enriched with Omega-3

Public health officials and the news media have been sending a resounding message that Americans need more Omega-3 in their diets. Italica Imports, in an effort to give consumers the healthiest products on the market, recently introduced a Spanish Extra Virgin olive oil enriched with Omega-3. This product aligns itself with increased consumer demand for […]

06 Aug

Olive extract may improve quality of life for arthritis sufferers

By Stephen Daniells, Supplementation with an olive extract decreased pain and inflammation, and improved the quality of life of people suffering from osteoarthritis, claims a new study. Writing in the new issue of the journal Nutrition Research, researchers from Arizona State University and California-based company CreAgri report that the supplements also had the added benefit […]

01 Aug

Australia: Olive oil, Greek food halve heart deaths

By Tamara McLean, Australians who regularly eat a Mediterranean-style diet rich in olive oil, vegetables and light cheese are halving their risk of dying from heart disease, research shows. The benefits of the diet are well documented in Greece and Italy but a newly released Melbourne study has confirmed the same benefits can be reaped […]

30 Jul

Linda Stafford demystifies extra-virgin olive oil

It’s not always the label on the wine bottle that attracts admiring attention at dinner parties. Sometimes it’s on the one containing green-gold extra-virgin olive oil. In the past 7 years there has been a small revolution in the winelands that has nothing to do with grapes. It gathered momentum when Italy’s Giulio Bertrand bought […]