• I remember growing up in Greece and seeing my grandfather drink a shot of olive oil mixed in wine first thing in the morning. This olive oil was bitter and peppery to the throat but once mixed in wine all the bitterness and pepperiness would disappear. Only recently it was discovered that mixing olive oil […]

  • What’s High Phenolic Olive Oil, Anyway? “High phenolic” olive oil is a new category of olive oil recognized by the EU Health Claim Labeling Regulation 432-2012 stating that olive oil polyphenols contribute to the protection of blood lipids from oxidative stress. This means that it is good for heart health. The health claim applies to […]