Hippocrates, the father of medicine, dubbed olive oil “the great therapeutic.” The ancient Greek physician identified more than 60 medicinal uses for olive oil. Fortunately, after two and a half millennia, modern science is beginning to catch up. Many clinical studies, including the large-scale PREDIMED trials to evaluate the effects of the Mediterranean diet, have ... Continue Reading
The Cancer Fighting Benefits of Olive Oil
Scientists have found out how oleocanthal, a compound in extra virgin olive oil, kills cancer cells while putting the healthy ones to temporary sleep. Lets take a closer look and highlight the cancer fighting benefits of olive oil and the next questions to be answered by science. An ingredient in extra virgin olive oil kills a variety of human cancer cells without harming ... Continue Reading
HEALTH ALERT: Are You Eating Fake Olive Oil?
Fake olive oil is a common find in the average grocery store-- including the familiar brands that you see every time you shop. What if I told you that you are probably using the most fraudulent "health food" daily that is causing more harm than good. Wouldn't you want to know what that is and what you should switch to instead? It’s extra virgin olive oil. The problem is, you ... Continue Reading
Pineal Gland: The Must-Knows Of Its Functions, Nemesis and Saviors
The Pineal gland is a small endocrine gland present in the brain of vertebrate animals. In humans, it's found near the center of the brain, tucked away in a groove, where the two halves of the Thalamus come together. It gets its name from its pine cone like shape. The pineal gland produces the hormones serotonin and melatonin. Serotonin and melatonin work together to ... Continue Reading
Olive Oil For Bone Health?
(BeWellBuzz) Olive oil offers many health benefits. Recently, studies unearthed one more benefit of this healthy oil - they found that it promotes bone health. To know more about the connection between olive oil and bone health, read on. Some oils are not that good for health, and then there are some that are very beneficial. Olive oil belongs to the second category, we all ... Continue Reading