Olive oil, health informations
Nov03

Olive oil, health informations

An idea received would that olive oil is good for health, this idea is true. However, we must not believe that the only olive oil consumption is good for health. But its consumption causes positive effects on health but there are misconceptions about the effects on olive oil, here is these effects : –           You should know that is the best oil for health, it’s better than all the other oil for health.   –           A lot of people think that olive oil has a beneficial effect  on the cholesterol, what is wrong, olive oil has absolutely no effect on cholesterol.   –           Olive oil is useful during a diet, but its only consumption during a diet is not useful for making a quality diet.   –           Olive oil is useful for the cardiovascular system it’s a fact, but as a system its only consumption really has no effect on the cardiovascular system.   As noted the olive oil has positive aspects for health, but its only consumption is not sufficient for to be very useful for the...

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Olive oil has health benefits
Oct08

Olive oil has health benefits

Olive oil has health benefits Should not see olive oil like a simple oil that we use only for to cook, it has a lot of useful side. The principal is the fact that it’s good for health, indeed the consumption to olive oil allows to prevents harm oxidizing agents. Olive oil has oleic acids, vitamin E and polyphenol. This is proved by scientific studies, they have demonstrated that the consumption of olive oil had a positif impact on the health. So we can say that olive oil is not only useful for its taste but also for its good side for the health. Olive oil appears therefore as possessing many qualities that makes it...

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Olive oil in antique Greece.
Aug07

Olive oil in antique Greece.

In Greece olive tree appeared thanks to goddess of wisdom Palas Athénée who has given rise to soil a fruit which has important virtues  for the man. The most important of these virtues is that this fruit will allow to the men to feed. This example illustrates well how the cultivation of olive trees was important since the antiquity. Greeks saw in olive oil important benefits for the health and on the body, it’s why a cult was dedicated to it.   But they don’t see olive oil only for its taste already very well, but for them olive oil was useful. It had a key economic side for Greece, indeed the country did a lot of trade with olive oil. Olive oil was retained like a precious and rare object in containers. All shows how has olive oil has a old story, this story as we have seen above, is not only had to its taste but also to all the properties it had and has today...

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Fabrication of Extra Virgin olive oil in Spain
Jul08

Fabrication of Extra Virgin olive oil in Spain

The fabrication of Extra virgin olive oil is a much more complex process than we can imagine, indeed there are really a lot of steps to follow before you really get the precious liquid. To obtain olive oil, there are 4 important steps : – The first phase is named « preliminary operations » this phase aims to prepare olives which was harvested to olive tree for the next steps. – The second phase is named « grinding » it is to break the cell walls of olive to make olive juices out. The product obtained is called the pulp. – The third phase is named « extraction of oil must », this phase aims to separate the liquid phase which is called water-oil emulsion, of the solid phase which is called pomace. – The fourth phase is named « separating oil and water », this phase aims to separate components obtained in the third phase. This process is used to make the best oil in Spain, the Extra Virgin Olive oil. To buy online Extra virgin Olive oil from Spain click...

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Olive tree in the Greek culinary culture
Jun12

Olive tree in the Greek culinary culture

Greece is a country which enjoys a strong sunshine all the year, which allows to have a strong olive tree culture, also being a part of the greek culture itself. Olive oil is the basis of many greek culinary preparations and meals. In Greece, there exists more than 100 varieties of olive trees. Some of the most well-know olive tree species around this country are Adramitini, l’Amigdalolia or Kalamata. Those different olive tree varieties allow the production of extra virgin olive oil. Greece is the largest consumers of olive oil in the world. As many things we know nowadays and we do a daily use of them, olive oil was commonly used in the old grece and people by that time already adorated it. Its production mainly comes from the Peloponnese region, in the islands of Aegean seas or in Crete. Due to the exceptionnal quality of the olive oils in greece, this product got the PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) recognition , given by the European Union’s System of...

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The nutritional value of the olive oil: benefits for your health
Jun11

The nutritional value of the olive oil: benefits for your health

The olive oil is the extract of fats form the fruit of the olive tree. Moreover, as the majority of the foods, it is an essential nutritional source for human beings. Those olive oils contain few satured fats but also a big quantity of oleic acids. Furthermore, it contains a huge amount of vitamin E, which is a strong antioxidant. This one acts well on the body, it has the nourishing capacities to lower the rate of cholesterol, and even, the rate of blood lipids. Moreover, it has many benefits for human’s health and it occupies an essential place in the “hierarchy of the Mediterranean diet”. Who knew a domestic vegetable oil has as much benefits as it actually has! It is an old remedy which contains 900 calories each 100 grammes, according to several nutritional surveys. Its controlled consumption is perfect to avoid overweight, because it stills...

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