Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Benefits of Olive Oil Phenolic compounds in extra virgin olive oil exert powerful natural anti-inflammatory benefits for various health conditions.

By JEDHA DENING on February 19, 2016 Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) contains more than 36 phenolic compounds. Although all of the phenolic compounds in EVOO have known beneficial effects, one specific compound in particular, known as oleocanthal, has been discovered to have powerful natural anti-inflammatory benefits. In fact, oleocanthal exhibits the same anti-inflammatory response…

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Oil in the Family

Over the years, in our store and at our tasting presentations, customers often ask about cooking oils other than Olive Oil. Often it leads to a discussion of many of the other oils from Canola to Coconut. As you can from the following chart, all the oils listed have a little of every fat, some…

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Olive oil touring in southern Spain

As the world’s top olive oil producer, some parts of Spain are home to picturesque seas of olive trees. Up to 220 million olive trees can be found in the country, making it home to the globe’s largest cultivated areas of the plants. Around 66 million of those trees are nestled in Jaén province, Andalusia,…

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