Monthly Archives: September 2011

Some of the Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

• Reduce blood pressure • Inhibit the growth of some cancers • Benefit people at risk for or with diabetes • Lessen the severity of asthma and arthritis • Actually help your body maintain a lower weight Healthy Heart Benefits … Continue reading

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Cannelini Beans With Olive Oil, Garlic and Oregano

This is a very simple and fast dish to make. You can double the recipe and keep a bowl in the refridgerator. One 15.5oz. can of Cannellini beans drained and rinsed One large clove of garlic finely chopped Three tablespoons … Continue reading

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Olive Oil Battles Breast Cancer

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 6 (UPI) — Scientists in Spain confirm the polyphenols in extra virgin olive oil help to combat breast cancer. Javier A. Menendez, of the Catalonian Institute of Oncology, in collaboration with Alberto Fernandez Gutierrez, and Antonio Segura … Continue reading

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How Olive Oil Lowers Cholesterol

Olive Oil has long been popular for both cooking and seasoning in Mediterranean countries. These days, however, it’s being rediscovered in America. The low frequency of heart disease among those living in Mediterranean countries, despite lifestyles similar to more industrialized … Continue reading

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Olive Oil: A Natural Pain Killer?

Could a traditional food have pain- and inflammation-reducing effects similar to over the counter pain medicine like ibuprofen? Scientists from Italy, Spain, the U.S. and Australia have discovered that extra virgin olive oil can provide significant health benefits, including the … Continue reading

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