More Olive Oil Health Benefits

Extra virgin olive oil is made solely by mechanical methods, without the use of heat or powerful petrochemical solvents used to produce refined olive oil and nearly every other edible oil. As a result, extra virgin olive oil retains the compounds that endow its numerous health benefits.

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Treowen Estate Olive Oil Health Benefits

Olive Oil Health Benefits

A study published in the scientific journal Diabetes Care showed that a Mediterranean style diet rich in olive oil reduced the risk of type II diabetes by almost 50 percent compared to a low fat diet. Type II diabetes is the most common and preventable form of diabetes.

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Australian Olive Oil is the best

Australian Olive Oil versus imports

Strict rules leave little room for imposters Like the rest of us, Australia has had to deal with subpar oil parading around as the real thing. What the Australian Olive Association did about that in 2011—namely, put in place what Olmsted and other experts say are the strictest standards for what can be called extra virgin olive oil…

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Pruning Olive Trees

When olive trees are left unpruned they grow quite large which makes it difficult to harvest the fruit. Try tidying up a tree that has been left unpruned for a number of years. “This will encourage more fruit and also highlight its beautiful natural form.” The aim is to have an even, balanced canopy.

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