Category Archives: Olives & Herbs 101

Olive Nutritious Facts and Usage

Mediterranean Diet Benefits Patients With Lupus

Systemic lupus erythematosus patients who followed the Mediterranean diet experienced an improvement in the clinical course of the disease, according to a study from the University of Granada. 1. About Lupus disease  Lupus is a disease that occurs when your body’s immune system attacks your own tissues and organs (autoimmune disease). Inflammation caused by lupus can affect many different […]

Mediterranean Diet Can Delay Parkinson’s Disease, Study Shows

1. What is Parkinson’s Disease? According to NIH National Institute on Aging (NIA), Parkinson’s Disease is a brain disorder that leads to shaking, stiffness, and difficulty with walking, balance, and coordination. Parkinson’s symptoms usually begin gradually and get worse over time. As the disease progresses, people may have difficulty walking and talking. They may also […]

9 Amazing Health Benefits Of Greek Olive Oil

It seems like every other week, there is a new study published linking olive oil to one’s overall health and well-being. Recent studies have linked the consumption of olive oil with health benefits. Such as a heightened immune system, reduced obesity level, and reduced blood sugar level. Specifically, Greek extra virgin olive oil, in comparison […]

Rosemary herb nutrition facts and health benefits

  There are many purported health benefits of rosemary—not all are backed by science. Read for rosemary herb nutrition facts and benefits. 1. What is Rosemary? Rosemary is a fragrant herb native to the Mediterranean region.  It has a warm, bitter taste and it provides a nice flavor and aroma to many foods. In addition, […]

Benefits of drinking Extra Virgin Olive Oil and how to drink it

Extra Virgin Olive Oil is widely known for its healthy benefits. Many people use it as a cooking oil, salad dressing or dipping oil. Yet, have you ever heard that extra virgin olive oil is drinkable and has many effective benefits to your health? Let’s take a look at how to drink Extra virgin olive […]

Hanoli olive oil: Extra Virgin & Cooking Oil

Both Hanoli Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Hanoli Cooking Oil are made from extra virgin olive oil. But what are the differences between them? And how to use them correctly? Let Hanoli help you know more about these products. 1. Hanoli – Olympias Extra Virgin Olive Oil Extra virgin olive oil is the least processed […]

Olive oil’s origin: “Product of” vs “Made in”

Look at the origin of your olive oil bottle, is it “product of” or “made in”? They seem similar but in fact totally different. This article will help you understand your olive oil’s origin more clearly. Made in Consumers may be familiar with this phrase since it appears in many daily products. Goods with a […]

Olive oil compound can kill cancer cells

Scientists have discovered that a compound in Extra Virgin Olive Oil can kill human cancer cells without harming healthy cells. Olive oil has been an ingredient in the Mediterranean diet for thousands of years. According to the study “Cancer and Mediterranean dietary traditions”, cancer incidence in Mediterranean countries is lower than cancer incidence in Scandinavian […]

Kalamata Olives: Nutrition Facts and Benefits

Kalamata olives only grow in Greece and are known for being the healthiest food on the Earth. The Kalamata olive is a large, dark brown olive with a smooth, meaty texture, named after the city of Kalamata in the southern Peloponnese, Greece.   The earliest cultivation of olive trees was probably over five thousand years ago, since Ancient Greek times. They are in […]