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Download An Article on Polyphenols & Antioxidants in Olive Oil

Antioxidants and Polyphenols Olive oil contains polyphenols, vitamin E and other natural antioxidants that are in the oil’s own natural preservatives.  Antioxidants damper the auto-generation of peroxides, delaying the onset of oxidations and rancidity.  As a result, antioxidants increase the oil’s shelf life. Download the pdf to read the entire article.

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Proper Olive Oil: What Most Americans Don’t Know

By Channaly Philipp, reprinted from Epoch Times | December 20, 2013  Very few Americans have tasted proper olive oil. In most pantries lurks rancid olive oil, masquerading as extra virgin. “A large percentage of Americans are happy with defective oils because that’s all they know,” said David Neuman, president of olive oil company Lucini, which works with […]

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New video about Supermarket olive oil in New Zealand and Australia

Olive oil’s health benefits? It’s a slippery question Link to the video Processing: The less processing the better. “Extra virgin” olive oil, which is cold-pressed only once, has the highest polyphenol levels. Two presses (“virgin” olive oil), reduces polyphenol content further, and oil with three extractions contains only about half the value of “virgin” olive […]

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Amino Acids May Restore Balance

Alternative to pharmaceuticals could improve neurotransmitter health Bay Area psychologist Julia Ross supports using amino acids to restore brain health. These days, doctors aren’t just writing more prescriptions, they’re piling them on. In a 2010 study by Dr. Ramin Mojitabai, doctors were found to prescribe two or more medicines during a single office visit 60 […]

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The Truth about Antioxidants

By FITNESS Magazine | Healthy Living – Thu, Oct 4, 2012 11:01 AM EDT Peter Ardito/Fitness Magazine By the editors of FITNESS Magazine Should you take Vitamin E? What’s the best source of Vitamin C? What are flavonoids anyway? We’ve got the answers. Good or Bad? Amazing. Miraculous. Lifesaving. Until recently, these were just some of […]

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Antioxidant effect of polyphenols and natural phenols

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Polyphenol antioxidant) Jump to: navigation, search Blackberries are a source of polyphenol antioxidants A polyphenol antioxidant is a type of antioxidant containing a polyphenolic or natural phenol substructure. Numbering over 4,000 distinct species, many of these compounds have antioxidant activity in vitro but are unlikely to have antioxidant roles in […]

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With olive oil, freshness counts more than cost

A good bottle of olive oil is a requirement for just about every kitchen. From drizzling over vegetables or meats to crafting salad dressings and bread dips, a little olive oil can make your cooking sing. But how much do you need to spend for a quality olive oil, and how long will it last […]

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Mediterranean Diet Helps Heart Health, Study Says

According to an article in US News… For Heart Health, Cut the Red Meat and Bring on the Olive Oil, Fruits, and Nuts Those looking to cut their risk of heart disease (and who isn’t?) may want to follow a Mediterranean diet, according to a major study published Monday in the New England Journal of […]

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The Truth on Olive Oil Health

My interest in olive oil began in 1984, when I joined The Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island, a major teaching affiliate of the Brown University medical school. The American Heart Association had just released a new set of diet guidelines which recommended that patients reduce the fat in their diet to no more than […]

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