Olive oil helps to cure headaches

Olive oil helps to cure headaches. Compounds “oleocanthal” in olive oil act as “ibuprofen” in curbing pain.

Results of scientist’s research at the Pennsylvania University (USA) showed that pure olive oil can help to reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease. In addition, olive oil is very beneficial for those who are usually abused by headaches. Read more

Benefits of Olive Oil for Skin

Homer once described olive oil as ‘liquid gold,’ a term that still resonates with many. Fortunately, we do not have to fight wars over olive oil anymore as it is abundantly produced in many parts of the world and readily available. We all know that olive oil is one of the healthiest vegetable oils, along with coconut oil. Not only can you consume this nutritious food and receive numerous benefits, you can also use it to boost the nutrient value of your beauty products.

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Olive Oil, Cornerstone of the Ikarian Diet

It could be a long time until you’ll see a bottle of Ikarian olive oil at your local store: Production is small and the locals have little to spare.

Ikaria, the legendary home of Icarus whose wings melted when he flew too near the sun, is home to 8,000 Greeks, many of whom live much longer than average. In fact, one in three Ikarians lives well into her 90s, and many here go on to become centenarians.

But not only do Ikarians live long, they also tend to be in more robust health and die naturally. Read more