29 Jun

8 Surprising Uses for Olive Oil

By Brian Clark Howard, Olive oil has many valuable uses beyond cooking, from personal care to home improvement, natural remedies and beyond. Also see money-saving uses for ketchup, vinegar and vodka. Olive oil is more than a cartoon character, historic symbol of peace and glory or food staple of the much-vaunted Mediterranean diet. It is […]

27 Jun

Discover the Amazing Benefits of the Olive Leaf

By Sheryl Walters, Our bodies and immune systems are constantly fighting off foreign things such as pollution, bacteria and viruses. Stress from our fast paced lives is a leading cause of the further weakening of our body’s ability to combat illnesses. Using drug substances, that act as an antibiotic, can actually weaken our immune systems […]

23 Jun

Omega-3 Fats in Fish, Nuts, Olive Oil Can Reduce Depression

If you find yourself fishing for happiness, maybe it’s time to look to the obvious.  A new study performed at the University of California-San Francisco shows the omega-3 healthy fats abundant in cold-water fatty fish such as salmon, anchovies, sardines and mackerel can help prevent depression in heart patients. The UCSF study of nearly 1,000 […]

21 Jun

Olive phenols contain biologic response modifiers that can help reduce the inflammation associated with arthritis.

IN Malaysia, an estimated 60% of the population will have some form of arthritis by the age of 60, particularly osteoarthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), on the other hand, affects a smaller percentage of our population and can affect all age groups. Osteoarthritis (OA), the most widespread type of arthritis, is a degenerative disease of the […]

06 Jun

Olive extracts may slow spoilage of meats

By Stephen Daniells, Polyphenol-rich extracts from olive oil pomace may reduce the formation of off-flavours in meats by as much as 80 per cent, suggests new research. The olive extract, obtained from the waste waters of olive oil pomace, performed better than a commercial antioxidant sourced from wine, according to findings published in the journal […]