ears ago, renowned cardiologist Serge Renaud found that heart attack patients eating a typical Cretan diet of fruit, vegetables, fish, nuts, and olive oil had a seventy per cent lower incidence of heart attack and death after two years than other patients. Continue reading “Be young at heart with olives”
ouldn’t it be amazing if we could have the cholesterol levels of children, even in our seventies, eighties and beyond, and if chronic diseases such as heart disease and cancer were almost unheard of? Continue reading “Olives in the Longevity Hot Spots”
ne of the most effective ways you can stave off the ageing effects of time is to eat plenty of foods known as ‘Sirtfoods’. That’s because these foods have the ability to activate sirtuins – genes which keep us young and slim by instructing the body to repair and rejuvenate our cells. Continue reading “Olives and olive oil: powerful anti-ageing ‘Sirtfoods’”
ur Olive & Rosemary Gram Flour bread is the perfect accompaniment to a homemade soup or hearty casserole but equally as delicious simply just dipped in some good quality olive oil.
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riginating from the south of France, this French onion pizza is the perfect meal for family and friends. What’s even better is that it tastes great cold too so any leftovers can be enjoyed for lunch the following day. Mix and match the toppings depending on what you have in the cupboards.
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his is a Spanish dish popular with monks, adapted from Keith Floyd’s book of hangover cures. Parsley, lemon and cayenne pepper are all well-known for their cleansing properties, whilst the olives bring it all together beautifully. This dish should give you a very pleasing warm glow in your stomach. Continue reading “Monks’ favourite rice with sherry, parsley and olives”