It's The Olive Oil: Mediterranean Diet Lowers Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

Posted on February 25, 2013 by Tommye Solem

 In a recent TIME Health & Family article "researchers led by Dr. Ramon Estruch, from the Department of Internal Medicine at the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, put the Mediterranean Diet to the test against a low-fat diet. The group that showed the least heart problems and lowest rate of heart disease deaths?...Those who ate a Mediterranean Diet high in extra virgin olive oil." read more...

Extra Virgin Olive Oil a potential functional food for Colitis

Posted on February 21, 2013 by Tommye Solem

An article in the Olive Oil Times shared that in a recent study, Spanish researchers have "concluded that extra virgin olive oil and its polyphenol extracts could improve chronic colitis, but also could be used as a functional food for this disease." read more...

WJXT's Morning Show Features the Benefits of Olive Oil

Posted on November 05, 2012 by Tommye Solem

Recently, Olive Oil Store owner Tommye Solem was a guest on WJXT's Morning Show, as reporter Melanie Lawson  featured the benefits of olive oil. Melanie Lawson also talked with guest Dr. Pamela Rama, a cardiologist at Baptist Medical Center, regarding the health benefits of olive oil versus other oil in another Heartwise segment that same morning.

Olive Oil's Health Benefits? It's a slippery question...

Posted on September 21, 2012 by Tommye Solem

The Washington Post recently reported, "The health benefits of olive oil are 99 percent related to the presence of the phenolic compounds, not the oil itself" more

10 Really Good Reasons To Eat More Olive Oil

Posted on August 23, 2012 by Tommye Solem

Olive Oil Times reported "Every day there seem to be more and more reasons why extra virgin olive oil should be part of everybody's eating plan. If it isn't already part of yours, here are ten powerful reasons to add it to the menu..."

Recent Articles