Olive oil is the healthiest fat and when it replaces the saturated fats, helps maintain low cholesterol levels. That is because its nutrients, poly-phenols and antioxidants. 01-03-2011. http://www.theolivesgift.com/olive-oil-and-its-nutrients/
Extra virgin olive oil helps to assimilate vitamins A, B, and K. It contains essential fatty acids that can not be produced by our own bodies. It slows down the aging process and it helps bile, liver and intestinal functions. 01-10-2011.
Soaking your fingers in warm olive oil, will strengthen the nails and cuticles. It is good for the inside of your body as well as the outside. 01-17-2011. http://www. the olives gift.com/olive-oil-to-rejuvenate-your-skin/
The olive oil’s quality is measured according to the level of its acidity. The extra virgin olive oil has less then 1% acidity and it is the best of the olive oils. 01-24-2011. http://www.theolivesgift.com/about-olive-oil/
Olive oil is not just a cooking ingredient. Since the ancient years it has been used as a beauty product, adding luster to hair and softness to skin. Pamper your whole body using the incredible olive oil, the nature’s beauty secret. 01-31-2011.
High quality olive oils with low free fatty acids, have a high smoking point. Extra virgin olive oil smokes at 360F-400F or 180C-210C, depending on its free fatty acid content. 02-07-2011.
Take 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil daily to fully rip of the multi-beneficial effects of its anti-oxidants and phenolic compounds. To prepare food, use olive oil exclusively, to get the maximum protection against coronary heart disease and other degenerative diseases. 02-14-2011. http://www.theolivesgift.com/olive-oil-your-hearts-protector/
Butter conversion to olive oil for baking. 02-21-2011
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The high content of poly-phenols in extra virgin olive oil slows down the process of aging and helps in the prevention of degenerative diseases. 02-28-2011.
Extra virgin olive oil contains squalane, that is a very important moisturizer for your skin. It renews your skin and gives it a smooth, younger look. 03-07-2011.
A tablespoon of olive oil contains 126 calories and 14 grams of fat. 03-14 2011.
Olive oil is a great make up remover and can remove the most stubborn mascara. 03-21-2011.
Since the time of Hippocrates olive oil was used to massage the temples to relief headaches. It was also rolled into the mouth to strengthen the gums. 03-28-2011.
Olive oil can be used to massage the joints that are stiff with arthritis. 04-04-2011.
Olive oil has proven to be a good diuretic and also very good for getting rid of kidney stones. o4-11-2011.
To make the ultimate mashed potatoes, whip together cooked potatoes, extra virgin olive oil, roasted garlic, sea salt and white pepper to taste. o4-18-2011.
Extra virgin olive oil has very potent antioxidant effects due to its high content of phenols. It has protective effects against LDL oxidation. 04-25-2011.
The variety of the olive that stays on the tree until is ripened, such as the Kalamata, has a complex flavor that is very rich, fruity and dense. 05-02-2011.
You can relieve muscle pain by rubbing slightly warm olive oil on the pain. 05-09-2010.
The concentrations of poly-phenols in table olives vary according to the type of olive. 05-16-2010.
Baste your meat, chicken, seafood and vegetables with olive oil when you grill them, to seal the flavor and prevent them from drying out. 05-23-2011.
Live better! Live longer! Add the delicious olives to your diet, the healthiest snack, to keep yourself beautiful inside and out. 05-30-2011. http://www.theolivesgift.com/table-olives/
Olive oil is high in fat and considered healthy because the kind of fat is monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) a healthy fat. 06-06-2011.
You can not turn unhealthy foods into healthy foods by adding olive oil to them. 06-13-2011.
The liquid gold offers amazing results for our skin and secrets about its beauty benefits, have been shared by women since the ancient times. 06-20-2011. http://www.theolivesgift.com/skin-and-olive-oil/
The high content of antioxidants in extra virgin olive oil, attributes to the beneficial impact of the Mediterranean diet on health. 06-27-2011.