When it comes to avoiding the chronic diseases associated with growing older, preventing inflammation is key, since inflammation underlies heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer’s, and is also linked with other health conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, Lyme’s, IBD and psoriasis.Continue reading “Olive oil: nature’s anti-inflammatory”
You can’t have good health without having a healthy gut, and one way to keep your gut in great shape is by consuming good-quality olive oil regularly.Continue reading “Olive oil – your gut’s friend”
Don’t heat your olive oil! Keeping it cool can make all the difference when it comes to your health.Continue reading “Extra-virgin olive oil: keep it cool”
Fascinating recent research shows that olives and their oil are one of nature’s more potent sources of antibiotics, as well as being anti-viral and anti-fungal. This means that enjoying them daily can help keep us free from infection. Is there anything not to like about that?Continue reading “Olives each day keep the germs away”
Can’t find your keys? Someone’s name is on the tip of your tongue and you’re going to have to bluff your way through the introductions? You’ve wasted twenty minutes looking for your glasses and just noticed in the mirror that they’re on your head?
We’ve come a long way since the days of Ancient Rome, when men celebrated the 13th to the 15th of February by getting drunk, slaying goats and dogs, and then using the animal hides to whip the women they lusted after. (The women, by the way, lined up for this punishment, believing it would make them more fertile).Continue reading “Let olives be the food of love”