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Olive Oil Improves Blood Lipid Profile, Reduces Risk of Heart Disease

This month we are showcasing a health article found in the Olive Oil times. Click Here to go directly to that site. ‘Olive Oil as Medicine: the Effect on Lipids and Lipoproteins’, the first report in a series released this month by the UC Davis Olive Center, makes three key findings on the use of extra virgin olive oil to …

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Fermented Foods: Feeding Your Second Brain

There are 10 times more bacteria in your gut than total cells in your body. All those microscopic critters can either help or hurt. For thousands of years humans have used this ancient method to extend the usefulness of food. The Greeks called it ’alchemy.’ Not the kind where you’d attempt to change base metals into gold. No. They discovered that the chemical …

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14 Steps to Cut Out Processed Food

We took our own pledge for 100 days in part to convince others that they could follow our same “real food” rules for only 10 days. We realize not everyone is keen on the idea of going “cold turkey” with the 10 Days of Real Foodpledge though, which is why we also developed 14 weeks of mini-pledges. If taking baby …

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Olive oil on salad may save your life

  Olive oil found to protect the heart against damage from air pollution and lower blood pressure A drizzle of olive oil on your salad can protect your heart against the damage caused by air pollution and help to lower blood pressure, scientists have found. Researchers have shown that eating the equivalent of two thirds of a teaspoon of olive …

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