Blog: Health & Nutrition

  • World Diabetes Day

    World Diabetes Day – Nuts Help Prevent Diabetes

    World Diabetes Day, held every year on November 14, is a good time to remember that nuts are great allies in the fight against this disease. A number of scientific studies have proven that, thanks to their simple sugars, which don’t concentrate in the blood, nuts can keep blood sugar levels down. The PREDIMED (Prevention […]

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    November 13, 2018
  • Enjoy Mediterranean Diet… Anywhere!

    One of the joys of the Mediterranean diet is undoubtedly the marvel that is olive oil, highly valued for its numerous health benefits, including its well-known cardiovascular properties. A dash of olive oil can give any dish a Mediterranean flavor. It’s as easy as that! Simply drizzle some extra virgin olive oil over a salad, […]

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    November 8, 2018
  • Healthy Salad Dressings

    Summer dishes and backyard cookouts conjure up good memories of carefree gatherings spent with family and friends. Whether it is bruschetta made from your garden tomatoes, barbecued chicken coated in a homemade marinade or a salad sprinkled with summer’s freshest produce, STAR Olive Oils and Vinegars are the perfect accent to your favorite summer dishes. […]

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    August 20, 2018
  • Tips For Cooking Brussels Sprouts

    Brussels Sprouts: Size Matters! Brussels sprouts are known to sometimes to have a bitter taste. How do you know which are bitter and which are not? From their size! Size affects flavor. The smallest Brussels sprouts are the least bitter. The larger Brussels sprouts can be used for roasting since the high heat will bring […]

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    July 31, 2018
  • Tips For Cooking Spinach

    Spinach is considered a superfood because it has an extremely high nutritional value and is rich in antioxidants. It is a good source of vitamins A, B2, C and K, and also contains magnesium, manganese, folate, iron, calcium and potassium. Cooking spinach can be tricky. A bunch of fresh spinach gets dramatically smaller when cooked. […]

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    July 23, 2018
  • Green Smoothies With Olive Oil

    Green smoothies have landed with a bang and are here to stay. Whether they’re in a magazine, part of the detox frenzy, or simply because we like them; these delicious juices are becoming very  popular. Have you ever thought of adding some olive oil to your smoothies? Olive oil is packed with goodness, and even […]

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    May 29, 2018
  • Tips for a Healthier 2018

    If you take small steps in the direction of your goals everyday, you’ll soon find yourself with redoubled energy, loving the way you feel and look, and more eager to make small, healthy changes to your daily routine. Here are some starter tips.

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    February 8, 2017
  • Five Healthy Habits for Better Eating

    The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to set goals for your health and fitness and work to achieve them. A healthy diet is one of the biggest components in maintaining a healthy lifestyle, so we’ve offered some tips below to help get you started.

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    January 3, 2017
  • How to cook kale

    Kale, How to Cook with the Latest Hip Superfood

    Kale is nothing new, but recently it has become very popular in the United States and is now a worldwide phenomenon…

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    June 14, 2016
  • Is Whole Wheat Pasta Healthier?

    Is Whole Wheat Pasta Healthier?

    There’s only one answer to this question: yes. That doesn’t mean that ordinary pasta isn’t healthy too, but whole wheat pasta is packed with more nutrients.

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    June 14, 2016
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