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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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Olive Oil and Olives! – Health and Nutrition Power Houses – Attributing Author, Leigh Selby 2013

Olive oil and olives are tasty and versatile, but you may not know that they each have amazing health and nutritional benefits. Before we get into any detail, it’s important to note that the general consensus by food scientists and experts in health and nutrition is that eating the whole food rather than a supplement […]

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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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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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