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New Study: Extra Virgin Olive Oil Helps Stave off Alzheimer's!

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New Study: Extra Virgin Olive Oil Helps Stave off Alzheimer's!

From an article published by USA Today on Wednesday June 21, 2017 Click Here to Read the Full Article Temple University research shows extra-virgin olive oil protects against memory loss, preserves the ability to learn and reduces conditions associated with Alzheimer's disease.Researchers at the college's Lewis Katz School of Medicine found mice with EVOO-enriched diets had better memories and learning abilities compared to the rodents who didn't eat the oil.The real effect of EVOO appeared in the inner-workings of the mice's brains. Neuron connections in the brain were better preserved in those on an EVOO diet.Also, olive oil reduces brain...

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What are the health benefits of balsamic vinegar?

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What are the health benefits of balsamic vinegar? This is one of the many questions that we receive at our store. Balsamic vinegars actually have many health benefits, but to better understand the benefit, we must first look at the production of balsamic vinegar. Our balsamic vinegars come from Modena, Italy, a part of the world that famous for their balsamic vinegar. Balsamic vinegars are made from boiling grapes producing a grape reduction. Then it is aged for a minimum of three years and possibly more. The aging process gives balsamic vinegar that unique sweet taste that differs than other...

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Why Authentic Extra Virgin Olive Oil Is the Healthiest Fat on Earth!

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What are the health benefits of balsamic vinegar? This is one of the many questions that we receive at our store. Balsamic vinegars actually have many health benefits, but to better understand the benefit, we must first look at the production of balsamic vinegar. Our balsamic vinegars come from Modena, Italy, a part of the world that famous for their balsamic vinegar. Balsamic vinegars are made from boiling grapes producing a grape reduction. Then it is aged for a minimum of three years and possibly more. The aging process gives balsamic vinegar that unique sweet taste that differs than other...

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Cooking with Maggio Olive Oils and Balsamic Vinegars

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A question we get asked often is: “What can you use these olive oils and balsamic vinegars for?” There are numerous different uses, but of course, cooking would be our favorite! One of our favorite uses for olive oils and balsamic vinegars is for marinating. The best marinades consist of pairing balsamic vinegar with an olive oil. The ratio you will want to use is 1/3 balsamic vinegar and 2/3 olive oil. You can also just use balsamic vinegar alone. The length of time for marinating poultry and fish is no more than three hours. Pork, beef and lamb can...

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You Probably Don’t Know What’s In Your Olive Oil

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Sure, most of us know by now that Olive Oil is a “healthy fat”, but there are so many varieties and grades of olive oil that you may not be much better off than using butter. In a FoxNews article written by Christopher Snyder, he visited and interviewed Italian olive oil producer Matteo Boggio Robutti and his wife Francesca, co-owners of Azienda Agricola Pornanino, an olive oil farm in the Chianti region of Tuscany.  Robutti says that only small family-run operations, like his, still make the product the "old-fashion way" by picking the olives by hand and grinding them in...

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