Increased energy levels, glowing skin and sparkling white teeth. Could Olive Oil be the answer to achieving them? Thousands of years of Ayurvedic wisdom certainly thinks so! Take a look at our latest blog on oil pulling and decide for yourself.
The abundance of antioxidants in every drop of EVOO makes it a kitchen staple for health-conscious households everywhere. But be wary of refined oils. These olive oils are usually clever camouflaged and contain the words “100%”, “pure”, or “light” in the packaging. Sure, they sound wholesome and innocent enough, but trust us when we say you’ll want to avoid them.
More and more people are electing to incorporate olive oil into their diets. Though it may be more expensive than most oils, its health benefits are too enticing and proven to just opt for a more affordable oil. 1. EVOO contains good fat, the monounsaturated fatty acids, which is believed to help with the prevention of, and is ideal for people who are suffering from, cardiovascular diseases. Its active compounds can help lower blood pressure and prevent atherosclerosis. People in regions, like the Mediterranean, who regularly consume EVOO have lower mortality for cardiovascular diseases. A 2013 study concluded that supplementing diets with EVOO substantially reduced the risk of major cardiovascular events and is beneficial in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. 2. Regular...
It’s clear that not all Olive Oil is created equal, but it’s sometimes not clear exactly what the distinctions are. In this blog post, we’re going to explain the different types of olive oil, sharing the grades of oil, and the qualities oil has to possess in order to meet each grade.