Category Archives: Health

Heart Health & Extra Virgin Olive Oil

February is Heart Month so we wanted to shine light on some of the health benefits of extra virgin olive oil as it relates to cardiovascular health. Did you know that heart disease remains the number one cause of death … Continue reading

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What Are Polyphenols? — Extra Virgin Olive Oil’s Powerful Antioxidant

  It’s New Year’s resolution time. As good a time as any to spread the word about polyphenols. They’re olive oil’s most raved about health component. And if you haven’t heard about them, they promote good health and have shown … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Eat Clean in 2015

Do you vow to yourself every January 1st that this year is going to be the year to get healthy? If so, you’re in good company. Many of us make health related goals year after year and yet they don’t … Continue reading

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Mediterranean-Type Diet May Guard Against Chronic Kidney Disease – Study

Chalk up yet another potential health benefit tied to a Mediterranean-style diet.  A new study finds that adhering to that regimen – rich in fruits, vegetables, fish, legumes, and heart-healthy fats like extra virgin olive oil – may significantly reduce … Continue reading

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How We Mill Our Freshest Olive Oil: Limited Reserve; Place Your Order Now

We mill a very special extra virgin olive oil in the fall: Limited Reserve. Limited is the freshest oil we make. It’s essentially bottled soon after the olives are crushed, delivering a “burst” of flavor intensity in your mouth. You … Continue reading

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Study Suggests Olive Oil, Nuts May Help Reverse Heart Risk Factors

More evidence that eating like a Greek can be good for your ticker. According to a new study, consuming a Mediterranean diet with additional extra virgin olive oil or nuts could reverse conditions that trigger heart disease. Spanish researchers found … Continue reading

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Study Shows How Fat In Olive Oil Could Reverse Heart Failure

Olive oil may reverse heart failure, a new report suggests. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine found that oleate –a common fat found in olive oil – helped failing hearts to use body fat as … Continue reading

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6 Dishes that Will Get Kids to Eat Their Vegetables

Sad fact: Many kids are picky when it comes to eating vegetables. One solution: Serve the veggies by way of another kid-friendly dish. That could mean grilled cheese with eggplant or arugula, quesadillas with mushrooms, pasta with broccoli … . … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Tips, Recipes for Healthy, Kid-Friendly Meals

Being a maker of extra virgin olive oil, we’re a bit obsessed about healthy eating – and that extends to children, both in school and at home. With kids now back to school, many are eating lunches served by the … Continue reading

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Why Kids Need Healthy Fats (Hint: Good for Body & Brain)

Children need some fats and oils to be healthy and to grow properly. Healthy fat also is considered good for brain health. The key: the type of fat. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recommends children get their oils from fish, nuts, avocados, and liquid oils … Continue reading

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