Blog: Health & Nutrition

  • Guacamole

    Healthy snack ideas

    Extra virgin olive oil is an unrivaled source of heart-healthy fats and a great accompaniment for a wide range of ingredients. Forget high-calorie nibbles and “guilty pleasures”, and start exploring the world of healthy snacks thanks to this essential ingredient from the Mediterranean diet that is wholesome, delicious and super nutritious.  Guacamole  A ripe avocado, diced tomato, onion, […]

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    February 2, 2021
  • Healthy Baking agreena

    The Trick to Healthy Baking

    Baking fans, you’re in luck. Thanks to agreena, your breads and pastries will be much healthier, since you can use it to grease baking pans and prepare all kinds of delicious recipes. agreena is a solid vegetable oil that serves as an eco-friendly alternative to saturated fats and lets you cook all kinds of dishes without having to […]

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    January 21, 2021
  • Top Hint for a Healthy Year

    Top Hint for a Healthy Year

    Did you know that you may have a bottle of the elixir of eternal youth right in your kitchen cabinet? Packed with nutrients, antioxidants, heart-friendly fats, minerals and vitamins it’s a bountiful source of good health. Yes, we’re talking about extra-virgin olive oil, your trusty ally for a fantastically healthy and delicious 2021. Not sure […]

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    January 4, 2021
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    Get ready for the festive season

    Don’t leave it all to the last minute! Start stocking up now before the shops get busy and then you’ll only have fresh food left to buy. Save time and avoid unnecessary stress by adding these essential products to your shopping list today: Extra-virgin olive oil. For salads, cooking, in a small bowl together with […]

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    December 10, 2020
  • Balsamic Vinegar of Modena

    How to use Balsamic Vinegar of Modena

    Given that you might be reading this from anywhere in the world, chances are you aren’t from Modena, Italy, and you might not know a lot about its star product: balsamic vinegar. Don’t worry! We’re here to tell you how to make the most of this barrel-aged vinegar, made by fermenting the thick syrup formed […]

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    November 24, 2020
  • Delicious alternatives to unhealthy fats

    Saturated fats have double bonds and are usually solid at room temperature. Numerous studies have linked them to cardiovascular disease, obesity, type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol.  Healthy oils, which contain monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, include olive oil and sunflower oil. They are always liquid at room temperature, which makes them unsuitable for use in the […]

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    November 17, 2020
  • healthy breakfast

    Quick, easy and healthy breakfasts with 3 ingredients

    Sick and tired of the same old ham and cheese sandwich for breakfast? Bored with coffee and muffins every single morning? If every day is a new day, then why carry on eating the same things for your first meal of the day? Give your breakfasts a new lease of life with these three delicious, […]

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    November 10, 2020
  • vegetable soup

    How to make vegetable soup

    Veggies take on a whole new life with a dash of extra-virgin olive oil. This liquid gold makes any dish into a real treasure. If you’re a fan of vegetable soup, you’re in for a treat. So, make sure you’ve got a bottle of extra-virgin olive oil on hand: it’s as vital as the air […]

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    November 3, 2020
  • fats

    Which fats should we cut out of our diet?

    The key fats in a healthy diet are monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats. These are the fats found in the Mediterranean diet, as shown in the Healthy Eating Plate, designed by top nutritionists at the prestigious Harvard Medical School, who lead the world in this field. The important thing is to avoid those which are not. […]

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    October 1, 2020
  • Nutritious 5-Minute Breakfasts

    Nutritious 5-Minute Breakfasts

    Do you know about all the things you can do with a glass of walnut milk?   Here are a few ideas:  Make oatmeal: Gently boil some rolled oats in walnut milk until it has the desired texture. Serve in a bowl with your favorite toppings: berries, cinnamon, cookies, chocolate, walnuts, almonds, seeds…  If you aren’t all that hungry […]

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    September 23, 2020
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    What are hydrogenated fats and how do they work on food?

    Hydrogenated fats are monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids (like those found in olive oil) to which carbon atoms have been added to make them liquid rather than solid at room temperature. Thanks to their texture, they are widely used in the food industry as they provide stability to any mass-produced food product and have great […]

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    September 22, 2020
  • olives STAR

    Can I eat olives every day?

    Listen up all you olive lovers, you’re in luck. The answer to whether you can eat your favorite snack every day is a resounding yes. Can you? You should! What are the reasons for eating olives every day? Here they are. Olives are heart healthy. The unsaturated fatty acids in olives are the best gift […]

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    September 16, 2020
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