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ICE CREAMS MADE WITH EVOO: IDEAL FOR ALLERGY TO LACTOSE

In a particularly hot summer like this one there is desire to take a good ice cream. However, not everyone can do so because the preparation based on cow’s milk does not allow them to consume the lactose intolerant, and many others also called “milk sugar” is indigestible. In addition to this, the traditional ice cream […]

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OLEOCANTHAL TO FIGHT CANCER

It is increasingly known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, but what is oleocanthal? It is a natural organic compound of extra virgin olive oil. It is part of the family of polyphenols, substances with antioxidant characteristics present in some foods of vegetable origin. Oleocanthal has an anti-inflammatory action on the body that some compare to ibuprofen, […]

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PALM OIL IN 4 TIPS

From Olivatia we would like to direct this post at a recurrent topic, which is frequently discussed but not always well explained: the palm oil. Often we do not know what we eat and even less about the health benefits of certain foods. That is why, from Olivatia we are going to explain in a simple […]

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HOW TO KNOW IF YOUR EVOO 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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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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