Cretan Nutrition

Foods that absorb fat

Mediterranean diet Health Effects

oats

Do not skip meals during the day, especially breakfast , thinking that this will lose weight. Eating a healthy breakfast , activates your metabolism , regulates blood sugar levels and get energy until your next meal. The fiber-rich oats, is ideal because it makes you feel fuller , so not falling prey to unhealthy temptations.

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Best food for parts of your body

Mediterranean diet Health Effects

What are the best foods for strong lungs, what should you eat to increase your fertility, what are super foods for great skin? Learn the best foods for every system of your body and shield the eating!

In lungs and respiratory

Garlic, onion , grape, mint and sage, citrus fruits, kiwi, broccoli , green peppers, apricots , mango, carrots , peppers , spinach, wheat germ , almonds, peanuts , tomatoes, seafood.

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Olive Oil Extraction

Mediterranean diet Health Effects

Olive oil extraction is the process of extracting the oil present in the olive drupes for food use. The oil is produced in the mesocarp cells, and stored in a particular type of vacuole called a lipo vacuole, i.e. every cell contains a tiny olive oil droplet. Olive oil extraction is the process of separating the oil from the other fruit contents (vegetative extract liquid and solid material). It is possible to attain this separation by physical means alone, i.e. oil and water do not mix, so they are relatively easy to separate.

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Olive Oil nutrition and health effects

Mediterranean diet Health Effects

Olive oil contains a wide variety of valuable antioxidants that are not found in other oils. Hydroxytyrosol is thought to be the main antioxidant compound in olives, and believed to play a significant role in the many health benefits attributed to olive oil. Epidemiological studies suggest that olive oil has a protective effect against certain malignant tumours in the breast, prostate, endometrium and digestive tract. Research has revealed that the type rather than the quantity of fat seems to have more implications for cancer incidence.

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Olive Oil General Information

Mediterranean diet Health Effects

Olive oil is an oil obtained from the olive (Olea europaea; family Oleaceae), a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. It is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and soaps and as a fuel for traditional oil lamps. Olive oil is used throughout the world, but especially in the Mediterranean countries. The olive tree is native to the Mediterranean basin; wild olives were collected by Neolithic peoples as early as the 8th millennium BC.

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