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olive oil health benefits

Tom Mueller on Extra-Virgin Olive Oil vs Industrial Liquid Fat [VIDEO]

January 23, 2012

Investigative journalist Tom Mueller, author of “Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil” describes the many and critical differences between authentic extra-virgin olive oil and the industrial liquid fat often found on most supermarkets at an impossible low price, misleadingly labeled “Extra-Virgin Olive Oil”. This video was shot at the Jacuzzi Family [...]

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Olive Oil: Cooking, Exploring, Enjoying

June 8, 2009

Clare Ferguson’s Olive Oil: Cooking, Exploring, Enjoying, a book I recently discovered at Whole Foods Market, is a great guide that outlines the process of making olive oil and then takes the reader on a tour through the various countries that grow olives and produce olive oil. Of Sicily, she writes: It was the Ancient [...]

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“May is Mediterranean Month”

May 28, 2009

Our friends at Oldways, a think tank that promotes healthy eating, drinking and lifestyles, have designated the month of May as “Mediterranean Month.” Well-known for their advocacy work around the health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet, Oldways has outlined a number of ways to get involved and eat Mediterranean, including: 1) A Recipe Contest: share [...]

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Saute Your Broccoli with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

April 29, 2009

The World’s Healthiest Foods, an initiative of The George Mateljan Foundation,┬áhas put together a great primer on extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) in a comprehensive and well-researched piece that covers everything from EVOO’s history and health benefits to serving and storage suggestions. The most extensive section of the piece is the one discussing EVOO’s many [...]

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