hen I visited the Greek island of Symi, where people live ultra-long, disease-free lives, the wine-loving locals told me they like to line their stomachs with olive oil before an evening on the razzle. So it’s exciting to see that the latest in nutrition research suggests that olive oil can reduce the toxic effects of alcohol consumption – just in time for Christmas. Continue reading “Olive it up a little”
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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