Blog Archives: Olive Oil

Mediterranean Diet to combat Metabolic Syndrome

Mediterranean Diet to combat Metabolic Syndrome

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Following the Mediterranean diet may help reverse a condition known as metabolic syndrome, new research suggests. This particular  study compared a low-fat diet (fad which mainstreamed in the 80’s) to a Mediterranean diet- (a diet which is lubricated in farm-driven, extra virgin olive oil with whole grains, vegetables, fruits, legumes, nuts, fish and even a little wine.)  The Mediterranean diet was supplemented with either extra

Refined may be good for some things but not my Olive Oil!

Refined may be good for some things but not my Olive Oil!

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REFINED?  Not in Olive Oil, unless you aren’t into antioxidants! Reading Extra Virgin Olive Oil labels can be a bit daunting.  To enjoy the health benefits and high antioxidant levels, as well as flavor of extra virgin olive oil, stay away from refined and blended olive oils.  As a consumer, it is up to us to do our due diligence regarding what we put into

Easy Dinner Fix

Easy Dinner Fix

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Oh so easy and healthy.  To your fav salad base (we prefer arugula)  add imported Greek Feta, diced figs and walnuts.  Mix together Greek EVOO and Balsamic (no preservatives, sulfites of colors), add a little Greek Yogurt and crushed garlic for the dressing and Voila an easy and elegant eat.  Toss it up tonight!  Add grilled salmon for more healthy protein and omegas. #greekgoodness #vrisi36