Navigation Links
Flavor Your Life, a Leader In Extra Virgin Olive Oil Industry News, Details the History and Importance of Olive Oil
Date:8/2/2013

Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 02, 2013

On August 2, Flavor Your Life, a European Union funded campaign, explores how influential olive oil has been in Mediterranean countries and how it continues to influence popular diets.

The origins of the olive oil plant are not definite, but it is clear that olive oil is linked to early civilizations. Believed to be rooted in the Mediterranean area, the olive oil plant spread quickly from Anatolia and Egypt to the islands of Cyprus and Crete. From here, the olive oil plant traveled throughout the area to eventually reach all of the Mediterranean countries.

According to Greek mythology, the city of Athens was built with the roots of olive trees. The Goddess Athena was believed to have won the contest over who should look over the city by creating the olive tree to provide a precious juice used for health and beauty.

Today, extra virgin olive oil has become a large part of the Mediterranean diet. The now renowned diet is known for its many health benefits. Carol Firenze, author of The Passionate Olive, shares how important the Mediterranean diet has become. “Extra virgin olive oil is the cornerstone of the Mediterranean Diet,” she says. “Along with fruit and vegetables, whole grains, fish and poultry, the Mediterranean Diet is the best defense against high cholesterol, high blood pressure and excess body weight (the three main factors contributing to heart disease).”

Flavor Your Life, a campaign supported by the European Union, Unaprol and the Italian Ministry of Agriculture, is dedicated to providing the latest in industry news and health information about European extra virgin olive oil. Extra virgin olive oil enhances the flavors of your recipes while providing health benefits. Flavor Your Life campaign, the voice of olive oil production quality control, aims to educate consumers so they can make informed decisions when purchasing olive oil.

#####

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/8/prweb10992693.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Flavor Your Life Shares Desserts Created with Tuscan Olive Oil and Other Varieties of Olive Oil
2. Flavor Your Life Shares Healthy Appetizer Recipes that are Prepared with Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3. Flavor Your Life Discusses the Original Methods of Olive Oil Extraction Compared to the New Procedures
4. Two New Asian Flavors Join Newman’s Own® Complete Skillet Meals Line-Up
5. Flavor Your Life, A European Union Supported Campaign, Discusses the Parameters for Classifying Olive Oil
6. Flavor Your Life Shares the Organoleptic Characteristics of Quality Olive Oil
7. Flavor Your Life Highlights the Importance of Taste in Italian Olive Oil
8. Flavor Your Life Releases Report on Extra Virgin Olive Oil Classification
9. Tuscan Olive Oil Advocacy Group Flavor Your Life Sheds Light on Olive Oil History
10. Flavor Your Life Lists the Top 5 Reasons to Use More Extra Virgin Olive Oil
11. Flavor Your Life Educates the World with The History of Olive Oil
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/22/2017)... ... February 22, 2017 , ... The Waismann Method® is providing a ... have recently fallen victim to America’s opioid epidemic. Now, opiate dependent individuals can be ... are free from the shame, stigma, and harmful labeling believed to prevent ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... ... February 22, 2017 , ... Giving patients with ... the emergency room, fewer hospital admissions, and better blood pressure and glycemic control, ... finds. The study can be found here . , The study comes ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... Angeles, CA (PRWEB) , ... February 22, 2017 , ... ... the recent addition of esteemed ophthalmologist, Dr. Steven H. Rauchman, practicing at North ... common in auto accidents, product liability, premise liability and other personal injury cases. ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... ... 22, 2017 , ... The first-ever National Heart Valve Disease ... individuals join together to increase recognition about the risks of heart valve disease ... we mark a nationwide movement to raise awareness about a disease that has ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Bellus Medical, a leader in medical aesthetics, ... of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP). PRP systems are used by physicians in areas ... and provide a faster and more efficient healing process. There are many systems ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/22/2017)... and PUNE, India , February 22, 2017 ... was valued at $3,453 million in 2015 and is projected to reach $5,334 million ... implants segment held nearly two-fifths of the total market in 2015. ... ... ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... , Feb. 22, 2017  Known for selling ... cabinets, the widow of prominent California ... should know something else about the British conglomerate that ... immorally by attempting to steal her late husband,s invention, ... and operated by Dr. Gilbert until his violent death ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... A research report by Arcview Market Research focused on cannabis ... changing landscape of the legal market reveals that regulated cannabis sales ... , a 30% increase from 2015. According to the research ... 2021 representing a 26 percent compound annual growth rate. The use ... Canada is gradually becoming more mainstream thanks ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: