Olive Oil Lowers Risk of Dementia and Alzheimer’s

June 23, 2017 Olive Oil 0

Recently there was more evidence from a study at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, that Extra Virgin Olive Oil has demonstrable health benefits.  We’ve heard for years that the “Mediterranean Diet” is linked to longevity, lower heart disease, lower incidence of diabetes, and weight control.  But now we see that a specific component of this diet (i.e., really good olive oil) helps fend off dementia and Alzheimer’s.  Read a summary of… Read more

What is “Green” Olive Oil? Early Harvest for a rich and peppery flavor.

March 12, 2017 Olive Oil 0

Monte-Bellaria Extra Virgin Olive Oil is our own organic, cold-pressed and unfiltered oil.  Harvested early and pressed within 24 hours and within 2 miles of the olive grove at Olive Leaf Hills Mill using their Italian-made Rapanelli press. In many cultures, olive oil is used instead of butter for adding flavor to breads, vegetables and starchy side dishes.  But the oil you get from the average store is usually fairly bland—rich and buttery in texture—but… Read more