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2014-07-22 04:21:25

Organic olive oil producer Bellucci Premium comments on an article discussing how the compound hydroxytyrosol, found in olives, can help fight infection. BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Organic olive oil producer Bellucci Premium responds to an article published by Olive Oil Times that discusses how hydroxytyrosol, which is found in olives, can help stop bacterial infections. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140710/126029 In an article published by...

Researchers Making A More Healthful, Low-fat Hot Dog
2014-07-10 03:49:17

American Chemical Society With grilling season upon us, many backyard cooks are turning to more healthful alternatives to their savored but fatty hot dogs. But low fat can sometimes mean low satisfaction. Now researchers are reporting new progress toward addressing the texture problem in low-fat wieners that are made with olive oil rather than pork fat. Their study was published in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Ana M. Herrero and colleagues note that hot-dog...

2014-07-08 23:01:54

We Olive, the olive oil & gourmet foods retail and wine bar chain, announces the return of their annual Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest. The creator of the best original recipe featuring We Olive olive oil will be rewarded with a food and wine getaway to California's Central Coast. Paso Robles, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 We Olive, olive oil & gourmet foods retail and wine bar chain, announces the return of their annual Discover Cooking with California...

2014-06-15 23:00:21

Purveyors of America’s Finest Artisan-Produced Extra Virgin Olive Oil Open First Location Outside of California in Austin’s Hill Country Galleria Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 15, 2014 We Olive, the celebrated purveyors of International award winning, domestically-produced olive oils are excited to announce the opening of their Austin location. The first store outside of California is located in the Hill Country Galleria (12800 Hill Country Boulevard, Suite G-130, Bee Cave, TX 78738). The...

2014-06-02 12:29:52

Naturally Inspired, Award-Winning* Skin Care Range Expands at Vitamin World® Stores Nationwide LONG ISLAND, N.Y., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organic Doctor(TM), a leading skin care brand in the UK, is proud to introduce the new Organic Virgin Coconut Oil Collection, a nutrient-rich line that nourishes and revitalizes skin and hair. The 10-product collection features the powerful ingredients' properties to deeply moisturize and revive dry, tired skin and stressed hair....

2014-05-30 23:14:28

There is a big difference between estate bottled extra virgin olive oil and bulk brands. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Recent Olive Oil controversy has prompted Crossroadsfoodandwine.com owner, Jerry Sica, to remind consumers that there is a big difference between estate bottled extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) and bulk EVOO. When it comes to olive oil, consumers can easily taste the difference between top grade – and bulk EVOO consumers can find at normal grocery stores. Crossroads Food and Wine...

Pouring oil
2014-05-20 06:16:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have been telling us for a while now that the Mediterranean diet can be helpful in many health situations - from diabetes to peripheral artery disease. Most especially, they have touted the benefits of such a diet for reducing blood pressure. However, they haven't really been able to explain why it is so beneficial in this way. A new study from King's College London, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of...

2014-05-15 04:21:21

Flavor Your Life shares a recipe for Pugliese Style Orecchiette prepared with pasta, tomatoes, cacioricotta cheese, Italian olive oil, and basil. BOHEMIA, N.Y., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Flavor Your Life, a European Union funded campaign that is dedicated to providing the latest in olive oil news, shares a recipe for Pugliese Style Orecchiette, a great dinner pasta dish from the Italian region of Puglia prepared with Italian olive oil. Photo -...

2014-05-03 23:02:14

“Health And Beauty Benefits Of Olive Oil,” a new report on the website Vkool.com, uncovers olive oil benefits on health and beauty, and some reasons to love it. (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 “Health And Beauty Benefits Of Olive Oil,” a new report created by Nguyen Do on the site Vkool.com, shows positive effects of olive oil on health and beauty, and detailed instructions on how to use it properly. In the first part of this report, people will discover some reasons to love olive oil such...

2014-04-25 09:39:51

Just a few grams of the new substance are enough to tag the entire olive oil production of Italy. If counterfeiting were suspected, the particles added at the place of origin could be extracted from the oil and analysed, enabling a definitive identification of the producer. "The method is equivalent to a label that cannot be removed," says Robert Grass, lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences at ETH Zurich. The worldwide need for anti-counterfeiting labels for food...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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