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Olive oil (extra virgin, premium quality): The Mediterranean diet, which shows so much promise in being able to keep us healthy and extend our lives, incorporates a good amount of extra virgin olive oil which is high in antioxidants, vitamin E

and other nutrients. It can slow the aging process and even hinder the development of breast and other cancers. Olive oil contains monounsaturated fats which make it hard to gain weight and actually boost metabolism, increases energy and even help you decrease body fat, according to studies. Olive oil is also heart friendly because it can lower your LDL (“bad”) cholesterol. Not all fats are created equal and olive oil and other monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats (in contrast with saturated fats) prove that!


Olives: The Mediterranean diet, which shows so much promise in being able to keep us healthy and extend our lives, incorporates a good amount of extra virgin olive oil from olives which is high in antioxidants, vitamin E and other nutrients.

It can slow the aging process and even hinder the development of breast and other cancers. Olives contain monounsaturated fats which make it hard to gain weight and actually boost metabolism, increases energy and even help you decrease body fat, according to studies. Not all fats are created equal and both olive oil and olives prove that!


Oats: Oats are a great source of dietary fiber and is valued for having both kinds of fiber (soluble and insoluble) in about equal proportion. Foods like oats which are rich in phytosterols (plant sterols), are a great way to lower your “bad” LDL cholesterol, and can help to which helps to reduce the risk of heart disease and lower blood pressure levels
Onions: Most people don’t realize that a compound in onions called allyl propyl disulphide (as well as vitamin B6 and chromium) contributes to improved cardiovascular health by lowering high blood pressure and high blood cholesterol levels, thereby cutting your risk of heart disease & stroke.
Organic Sweet Corn: A good source of fiber, vitamin B1 (thiamin) and B9 (folic acid).
ORAC: scores for the Top 10 Antioxidant Foods (per 100 grams)

1) Raw cocao powder 95,500
2) Raw cacao nibs 62,100
3) Roasted cocoa powder 26,000
4) Goji Berries 25,300
5) Acai Berries 18,500
6) Dark Chocolate 13,120
7) Prunes 5,770
8) Raisins 2,830
9) Blueberries 2,400
10) Blackberries 2,036
11) Kale 1,770

Source: US department of Agriculture/Journal of American Chemical Society & Brunswick Laboratories MA, USA


Olives: The Mediterranean diet, which shows so much promise in being able to keep us healthy and extend our lives, incorporates a good amount of extra virgin olive oil from olives which is high in antioxidants, vitamin E and other nutrients.

It can slow the aging process and even hinder the development of breast and other cancers. Olives contain monounsaturated fats which make it hard to gain weight and actually boost metabolism, increases energy and even help you decrease body fat, according to studies. Not all fats are created equal and both olive oil and olives prove that!




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