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 […]

30 Sep

Olive Oil: A Weight-Loss Blessing

By Dr. Connie Peraglie Guttersen, R.D., Ph.D. In Sonoma County each year, there’s a special festival called the Blessing of the Olives. That’s how central olive trees and the foods they yield are to the economy and the eating habits of the region. And olive oil is the most treasured gift of these blessed trees. […]

13 Jun

Olive Oil’s Many Properties

By Johann Fleck, Olive oil is the crowning glory for grilled seafood, a salad, over Feta cheese or other sheep’s milk cheese. It rounds out pasta dishes and vegetables, and is used to sauté and fry. There is hardly a Mediterranean dish that does not include olive oil in the recipe. As a result of […]

12 Jun

Good oil on taste and longevity

Know in ancient times as “juice of the gods”, olive oil has only enhanced its reputation over the years. While it may not be the ticket to immortality, there is evidence that it can lead to a longer and healthier life. “The traditional Mediterranean diet is high in olive oil and certainly there’s evidence to […]