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2011-03-18 00:00:27

Newly released 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans urge all of us to cut back on saturated fats, salt, and sugar as well as eat smaller portions to reduce our nation's unhealthy and costly obesity epidemic. Consumers can make smart ingredient choices when preparing meals at home: instead of using solid fats such as butter or stick margarine, select "...oils that are rich in mono and polyunsturated fatty acids, such as olive oil and canola oil." Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 16, 2011 Eating...

2011-03-01 08:55:00

LOS ANGELES, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the April 2011 launch of his new series, "Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends II," LA-based TV cooking personality Nick Stellino celebrates 15 award-winning years as one of the country's most successful television chefs. It's an accomplishment few can rival. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110301/NY53807 ) For all those years, Nick Stellino has been preaching the same gospel: the family that eats together, stays together. Cook...

2010-12-08 13:56:00

BALTIMORE, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly released survey of dietitians, which examines their current perspectives regarding various dietary fats and oils, reveals a strong preference for olive oil as the food oil of choice even for individuals on a diet. Canola oil was the second choice, while other oils--safflower, soybean, peanut, corn and flax--trailed far behind. The Dietary Fat Survey for Dietitians was conducted by Dr. Doug Bibus, nationally recognized lipid nutrition expert...

2010-10-30 00:00:40

The Olive Oil Source, the top ranked olive oil related website in the world, today announced the launch of their latest online venture, The Olive Oil Source Boutique, which will complement their existing wholesale store. The Boutique features hiqh-quality retail products for the kitchen and the home, body and bath, the hobbyist, and of course a large selection of olive oils and vinegars. Santa Ynez, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2010 The Olive Oil Source, today announced the launch of The Olive...

2009-09-22 10:11:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Olive Oil in the U.S., 3rd Edition http://www.reportlinker.com/p0116173/Olive-Oil-in-the-US-3rd-Edition.html Olive oil has long had a treasured place in the minds and hearts of the many civilizations and cultures throughout the Mediterranean. The Greek poet Homer referred to it as "liquid gold." But today, it is a premium global commodity treasured on all...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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