Monthly Archives October 2012

STOP YOUR BRAIN SHRINKING WITH AGE

Research from Edinburgh University recently demonstrated using brain scans of 638 people  past retirement age, that those who were physically most active had less brain shrinkage over a period of 3 years.  Exercise did not have to be strenous to be effective –
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How to boost your Immune System

Our Immune system declines with age. Some top health ingredients to boost your Immune system: Echinacea Vitamin C Vitamin D Probiotics Omega-3 fatty acids Zinc    
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Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)

EVOO conains a variety of unique anti-oxidants, pro-vitamins and vitamins , collectively called micronutrients.  It is these “nutraceuticals” that make EVOO so different to another plant oil, like canola, which is also rich in monounsaturated fat, but lacks this rich
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Cooking with Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)

The major fatty acid (72%) that makes up olive oil is oleic acid, which is a long chain, monounsaturated fatty acid of 18 carbons with one double bond – hence the name monounsaturated.  This makes olive oil more robust to
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What is (cold pressed) extra virgin olive oil – EVOO ?

Olive oil is the only seed oil that humans can consume immediately after pressing – a completely natural product that needs no refining.  Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) is by far the best olive oil,  as this oil contains significant quantities of
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