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the magic of polyphenols

the magic of polyphenols

Olive oil—often known to be a simple compound used for cooking or drizzling over food—has served as a precious remedy in the Mediterranean for over 4,000 years. As recently as...

the magic of polyphenols

Olive oil—often known to be a simple compound used for cooking or drizzling over food—has served as a precious remedy in the Mediterranean for over 4,000 years. As recently as...

ancient vs. modern olive oil extraction

ancient vs. modern olive oil extraction

No one knows the precise region of the world where the hearty olive trees were first grown. Regardless, there is no debate that the dry and sunny shores of the...

ancient vs. modern olive oil extraction

No one knows the precise region of the world where the hearty olive trees were first grown. Regardless, there is no debate that the dry and sunny shores of the...

An old olive tree within a sunny olive grove.

quality is everything to us

Many industrialized olive oil farms engage in lesser-quality farming practices to maximize profits and accelerate production. Often their fruit is sprayed with toxic pesticides, and their oil is blended with...

quality is everything to us

Many industrialized olive oil farms engage in lesser-quality farming practices to maximize profits and accelerate production. Often their fruit is sprayed with toxic pesticides, and their oil is blended with...

why organic is important

why organic is important

Pesticides were introduced to the U.S in the 1930’s, and became prevalent during and after World War 2. The industrialization of food has made access to our favorite foods much...

why organic is important

Pesticides were introduced to the U.S in the 1930’s, and became prevalent during and after World War 2. The industrialization of food has made access to our favorite foods much...

how to identify authentic extra virgin olive oil (evoo)

how to identify authentic extra virgin olive oi...

For the very reason this question needs to be asked, it seems that, in the United States, large food manufacturers value profit over the purity of our food. This is...

how to identify authentic extra virgin olive oi...

For the very reason this question needs to be asked, it seems that, in the United States, large food manufacturers value profit over the purity of our food. This is...

benefits of evoo

benefits of evoo

Olive oil has been around for thousands of years, with historic roots in both medicine and cosmetics. The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates called it “the great healer,” Galen (who carried...

benefits of evoo

Olive oil has been around for thousands of years, with historic roots in both medicine and cosmetics. The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates called it “the great healer,” Galen (who carried...