t’s beginning to feel a lot like olives and their oil are perfect for the festive season. Now that some of us are eyeing that outer notch on our belts, it’s time – as it is all year round, of course – to turn to olives. Because the news is in that olives and their oil can actually reverse some of the damage done by high-fat diets, and may even help to combat fatty liver disease. Continue reading “Undo the damage with olive oil”
ere’s some good news for those who think they should be eating plain, undressed salads: using an olive oil-based dressing is better both for health and for staying a healthy weight. Continue reading “Soak up your nutrients with olive oil “
hen 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.
ou 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”
on’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”
ascinating 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”