Olive Oil

Olive Oil - The Facts

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

Sally explores the world of olive oil, taking a look at the research behind its benefits and whether it really is as healthy for us as we think. O...

To Use Or Not To Use Coconut Oil...That Is The Question!

Victoria Vito | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Vito

Many people use coconut oil because it is really popular. Recently, as a nutritionist, I have been asked a lot about the health benefits of different oils. Promotion of potential benefits of different oils has increased as customers respond to the growing range of oil options. However, coconut oil and olive oil are still the most popular oils.

Six Things You Didn't Know About Olive Oil

Sophie Tanner | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Tanner

Thanks to its optimal climate, fertile land and skilled workers, Tuscany produces some of the most exquisite olive oil in the world, with the regions of Lucca and Chianti especially lauded for their extra virgin olive oil.

Why I'm a Convert to DIY Beauty Products

Claudia Canavan | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Style
Claudia Canavan

Beauty products, from pricy conditioners to crazy expensive face scrubs, can make you weep with the cost. On a mission to tone down my monthly spends, I tried DIY-ing the stuff from things you'd usually eat - and now I'm a convert.

Gove Beats the Olive Oil Drum to Leave the EU

John Sargeant | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Politics
John Sargeant

June 23rd will settle one of the longest rows that has existed in modern British politics - whether the UK remains in or leaves the European Union. G...

This Is Why You Really Should Use More Olive Oil In Your Cooking....

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Heart failure affects about 900,000 people in the UK, but treating the condition could be as simple as changing one of your cooking habits. Scienti...

Cooking Oil Smoke Points: Are We Asking the Right Questions?

Christopher James Clark | Posted 02.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christopher James Clark

I regularly enjoy steamed foods with liberal amounts of healthy fat applied post-cooking. My primary fat sources include coconut, butter, olive oil, avocados, and full-fat fermented dairy (yogurt and kefir). In my opinion, smoke point proclamations give the impression that refined PUFAs are safe and omega-6-rich diets are healthy. The science suggests otherwise.

Skincare Secrets: The Latest Cleansing Craze For Less Than £2!

Faye Jacobs | Posted 22.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Faye Jacobs

For years my sister has been telling me to try this skincare secret but it just sounded disgusting and not something I was prepared to try! Last week, she gave me a full demonstration and the results were too impressive to ignore any longer...

Slick Willy: Naked Man Freed From Washing Machine... With Olive Oil

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A naked man has been rescued by firefighters after becoming stuck in a top-loading washing machine. The unnamed man from Victoria, Australia told ...

Planet Appetite: Tourism and Gastronomy in Mallorca, Spain

Rupert Parker | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Mallorca was one of the first destinations for package tourists and has been serving up sun, sand and sea for generations. In the quest to please international visitors, local food traditions tended to be ignored but tourists are now demanding more from their holidays.

Has The EU Slipped Up With Olive Oil Ban?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK

Refined diners may have to bid buonanotte to that Italian restaurant classic, rustic bread and olive oil, as the European Commission is to ban the use...

Penis Removed After Olive Oil Enlargement Injection

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK

A man has been forced to have his penis removed five years after it was injected with olive oil to make it bigger. The unnamed 50-year-old was adm...

Could A Mediterranean Diet Strengthen Your Bones?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Olive oil may help to bolster up the bones, a study has shown. Evidence of the effect emerged from a study of men consuming an olive oil-rich Medit...

Mediterranean Diet Triples Chances Of IVF Success

The Huffington Post | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Women who cut back on their saturated fat intake may have a better chance of having a baby via IVF, suggest researchers from the Harvard School of Pub...

Do Avocados Combat Heart Disease And Keep You Looking Youthful?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Avocado oil may have anti-ageing properties like those attributed to olive oil, say researchers. Fat pressed from the exotic fruit could be a poten...

Why Frying Your Food Isn’t As Bad As You Think

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 25.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A new study has discovered that, contrary to popular belief, people who fry their food in sunflower or olive oil aren’t increasing their risks of he...

'La Dolce Vita': You are what you eat

Gino D'Acampo | Posted 04.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Gino D'Acampo

Yesterday I saw the news on the fact that the Mediterranean diet can help you live a longer life. I must tell you my friends this is not news to me. I know the secret to looking and feeling great comes down to what you are eating! Here are a few Mediterranean ideas to help boost your life expectancy.