THE 7 MAIN BENEFITS OF OLIVE OIL

The benefits to the organism of olive oil are many, but in order not to forget any of the basics, here is a list of the main ones below. Oleocantha is an antioxidant compound that is present in olive oil. Paul Breslin, professor of nutrition sciences at Rutgers University, along with David Foster and Onica […]

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DO YOU KNOW IF YOUR OLIVE OIL IS STILL VIRGIN?

To understand how long the EVOO remains extra virgin, you have to assume that there is no direct and simple answer, because it depends a variety of factors that we will explain below: To start with, olive oils are very different. Its content of antioxidants, generally measured by its level of polyphenols, varies greatly between […]

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CORNICABRA OLIVE OIL: THE KING OF HEALTH

Extra virgin olive oil of the cornicabra olive variety is recognized as one of the world’s most healthy varieties of olive oil, if not the most. Today, the World Health Day, it is a perfect time to talk about the properties of EVOO cornicabra because of its high content of polyphenols and because it is one of […]

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THE 100% OLIVE OIL COOKING PIONEER RESTAURANT

When in Rome we propose that you scout the gastronomic Roman culture based around the extra virgin olive oil (EVOO). We found the Filodolio Restaurant in the African neighborhood of Italian Capital. It is a 100% EVOO restaurant based on gastronomic elaborations with supreme quality to promote Mediterranean excellence, which (according to its owners) is still […]

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FROM THE BEST VARIETIES OF OLIVES, THE WORLDS BEST OLIVE OIL

The fact that Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) has multiple and strong nutritional properties is already beyond doubt. The Mediterranean diet, based on vegetables, fruits, salads, fish and olive oil, is key to lowering mortality rate for  heart disease in countries such as Spain, according to prestigious media sources such as The Guardian. EVOO acquires […]

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AN ALLIANCE BETWEEN HEALTHY DIETS AND TO LOSE WEIGHT

Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) contains a proportion of 9 kilocalories (kcal) per  gram, similar to other vegetable fats, but it is the only culinary fat that is recomended for daily use because of its low level of saturated fats, where the daily amount is up to 40 milliliters or 37 grams. The Spanish Society […]

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THE ESSENTIAL (AND INVISIBLE) WORK OF THE OLIVE-GROWING WOMEN

Today we celebrate International Women’s Day, also called International Working Women’s Day, to enhance their essential role in society and to strengthen their own development on an equal participation with men. From Olivatia we wish to promote the figure of rural women workers and in particular to highlight their position in the rural work place which […]

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JAÉN: THE LAND OF THE 60 MILLION OLIVE TREES

The province of Jaén, in the southeast of Spain, it is the region that produces the most olive oil in the world and is the undisputed world capital of this product. More than 60 million olive trees occupying an area of more than half a million hectares brings out, its own character and richness, as […]

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THE OLIVE OIL DREAM

The blog www.olivatia.com begins today its dream of divulging the properties of extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), the purest of olive oils, all over the world. This intense green liquid treasure has its origins in Mediterranean countries and, because of its taste and healthy properties, is rapidly spreading to croplands and kitchens worldwide. In Olivatia […]

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