18 Apr

Flavor flows from favorite olive oils

By Kathy Saunders, Wading through the olive oil options at grocery stores these days is as confusing as navigating a maze of olive trees. Olive oils, especially extra-virgin olive oil, became extra popular when doctors started touting the benefits of their monounsaturated fat. And let’s not forget that television personality Rachael Ray used the term […]

11 Apr

Are you an an olive oil virgin?

By Polly Campbell, Photos by Michael E. Keating, Here’s what you need to know to pick the best bottle for you Have you noticed how the olive oil section is bulging at the seams at your local market? On your weekly shopping trip, you can buy oil from around the world, in a wide range […]

09 Apr

Olivenol Shows Promise in Treating Severe Skin Disorders From the Inside Out

We have talked about Olivenol in February, today when researchers in Japan undertook a study to research the effect of Olivenol on inflammatory diseases, they made an exciting discovery. Study participants who suffered from severe skin disorders – psoriasis purulenta, erythema nodosum and allergic dermatitis – experienced marked improvement after just a few months of […]

06 Apr

CBS 2 Puts Olive Oils To The Test

If you’re in the market for olive oils, you’re likely to be dazzled by dozens of drizzlers. But which ones are the best to buy? CBS 2’s Consumer Reporter Kirstin Cole with the help of Good Housekeeping magazine performed a blind taste test of 12 brands to find the best. A common question asked with […]

05 Apr

olive oil: no longer confined to the kitchen

By Elyse Weidner, One product that can soften your cuticles, condition your hair, moisturize your body, diminish sun damage to your skin and serve as a shaving product is sitting in your kitchen. Extra virgin olive oil, rich in vitamins and antioxidants, helps soften skin without leaving behind clogged pores, extra grease or an overwhelming […]