HEALTHY FOOD

What is Healthy Food?

Healthy Food
Healthy Food

Excellent nutrition is the basis of a healthy diet.  To function properly, your body must have the correct combination of nutrients.  But to maintain a high level of health, our bodies need a combination of certain basic nutritious foods.  These foods need to contain carbohydrates, proteins, fats, minerals and fiber.

Here is a handy guide to Healthy Nutrition

EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL – Health Benefits

Extra Virgin Olive Oil has long been used throughout the Mediterranean as a staple food source.  It is often referred to as EVOO.  Extra Virgin Olive Oil, or EVOO, is recognised worldwide as one of the healthiest oils.  Its longevity benefits are undoubtedly outstanding. 

The health promoting effects of EVOO are due to the phenolic compounds and high antioxidant properties within Extra Virgin Olive Oil.  These properties play an important role in delivering the extra virgin olive oil benefits, tackling such conditions as inflammatory and age-dependent diseases like heart disease, stroke and rheumatoid arthritis.

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HOW EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL IS EXTRACTED FROM OLIVES

Olive oil, according to Homer the Ancient Greek poet, is liquid gold. It is a “miraculous source of nutrients and health”

Extra virgin olive oil, EVOO, has been produced throughout the Mediterranean regions for centuries.

Olive oil is, in essence, a fruit juice made from olives.

Olives have been grown in the Mediterranean basin from about 6,000 years ago.  The Mediterranean climate is best suited to growing the numerous varieties of olives, all bearing different amounts of fruit.  

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Understanding the Labels on Food Packets…

On this website we will be publishing easy tips for a healthy, nutritional diet. A good starting point is to undertstand the confusing nutrition facts labels on food packets.

How to read the labels on food packets

Nutritious Chocolate Brownies…

Figs, chocolate and walnuts… nutrition and taste come together in one delicious brownie…

How to make Nutritious Chocolate Brownies