January 28, 2013

The Mediterranean DietThe Mediterranean diet is considered among the healthiest and the most beneficial diets on the planet. Traditional eating habits of Greece, Spain, Italy, Turkey, Morocco, South France, and other countries of the region, known as the Mediterranean diet, include consuming plenty of dietary fiber from fresh fruit and vegetables, healthy oil from fish and olive oil, as well as lower amounts of sugars, saturated fat and carbs, thus, decreased amounts of calories compared with traditional European or North American types of diet. The most important Mediterranean diet benefits include very effective natural protection against such common health conditions as cardiovascular diseases, most types of cancer, skin problems, digestive disorders, and some others. In addition, according to the recent findings, using this type of diet can assist in decreasing type 2 diabetes and even help fight depression. Read the rest of this entry »

olive and sunflower oilFired food is considered among the unhealthy types of foods as it is rich is saturated oils and calories that can cause serious cardiovascular problems like heart attack, heart disease, etc., and even premature death. However, according to the findings of the experts at the Autonomous University of Madrid, eating fried food can not be that dangerous provided the food is fried using high quality olive and sunflower oil. Though the specialists underline that their findings can be applicable only to local diet known as the Mediterranean diet, the findings are really interesting and worth to be considered. Read the rest of this entry »

December 27, 2011

Olive OilThe Mediterranean diet rich in fresh fruit, veggies, seafood, olive oil, and other healthy products, is considered among the healthiest diets on earth. People of Spain, Italy, Greece and other countries of the region are generally more healthy and live longer. The Mediterranean diet is rich in olive oil, one of the healthiest and the most useful type of foods available for all of us. Health benefits of olive oil are really numerous, and there is a great deal is scientific studies and researchers are being carried out in order to find out more of interesting facts about therapeutic properties of olive oil. Read the rest of this entry »