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Can the whiff of Olive Oil help you lose weight?

The surprising answer to this question is yes! Who knew? German researchers discovered that Olive Oil can make you feel fuller but you don’t even have to eat it because the secret is in the smell. Researchers compared the effects of four different edible fats on satiety. Participants in the study had to consume 500 g [...]

By |2017-04-10T19:42:10+01:00March 22nd, 2014|Real Food|0 Comments

How can I tell if my Olive Oil is Good Quality?

So your very expensive bottle of Olive Oil says “extra virgin” on the label but how do you know that it’s telling the truth? Unfortunately, ‘doctoring’ Olive Oil with inferior oil like canola, deodorising and bleaching it with chemicals, then adding artificial colours and flavours is a distressingly widespread practice. Extra virgin Olive Oil is [...]

By |2017-04-10T19:42:10+01:00March 15th, 2014|Olive Oil, Real Food|0 Comments