The olive oil legend says …

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According to the tradition and the legends the olive tree has symbolic value. The most common and interesting legend derives from Greek mythology. It is said that Zeus, the father of all Gods, promised to gift peninsula of Attica to the goddess that would bring to him the most valuable and useful present. Competitors to [...]

Why the Mediterranean diet just may be the most delicious meal plan yet

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Olives and olive oil, fresh vegetables and fruit, whole grains, nuts, legumes, fresh fish and seafood, lean meats, cheese and yogurt and red wine. This may sound like the grocery list for a delicious dinner party (and you wouldn’t be wrong), but these foods are also the staple components of the Mediterranean diet. A 2013 [...]

Here are five of the most important compounds that make extra virgin olive oil a veritable cocktail of health.

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Extra virgin olive oil constitutes the main source of fat in the Mediterranean diet. Because it is produced without heat or industrial refining, all the antioxidants and vitamins in the fruit remain intact. Extra virgin olive oil is one reason people following the Mediterranean diet live long and healthy lives. Here are five of the most important compounds [...]