Olive oil

Dressing your salads, greens in oils and fats makes them more nutritious

Dressing your salads, greens in oils and fats makes them more nutritious

According to recent research, a little dressing with your greens can help you absorb the important nutrients in the veggies.

Oct 10, 2017, 16:53 PM IST
Olive oil compound may prevent diabetes: Study

Olive oil compound may prevent diabetes: Study

The health benefits of olives - and associated natural products such as olive oil - have long been recognised and touted by proponents of the Mediterranean diet.

Sep 13, 2017, 16:11 PM IST
Dark chocolate enriched with extra virgin olive oil may improve heart health: Study

Dark chocolate enriched with extra virgin olive oil may improve heart health: Study

Olive oil-enriched chocolate was associated with significantly increased high-density lipoprotein or "good" cholesterol and decreased blood pressure compared to baseline.

Aug 30, 2017, 13:44 PM IST
Increase your intake of iron, calcium: 5 tips for healthy nails

Increase your intake of iron, calcium: 5 tips for healthy nails

Increase your intake of iron, calcium and massage your nails with olive oil to keep your nails healthy, say experts.

Aug 16, 2017, 22:34 PM IST
Can olive oil be used for frying? Four myths about this wonder oil debunked

Can olive oil be used for frying? Four myths about this wonder oil debunked

Whether making the heart healthy or regulating sugar levels or bringing with itself vitamins and antioxidants, olive oil is an ideal companion for all who wish to lead a healthy life.

Jul 14, 2017, 17:38 PM IST
Protect your brain from Alzheimer's risk; eat foods enriched with extra-virgin olive oil!

Protect your brain from Alzheimer's risk; eat foods enriched with extra-virgin olive oil!

 In a study published in the journal Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, researchers show that the consumption of extra-virgin olive oil reduces the formation of amyloid-beta plaques and neurofibrillary tangles in the brain - classic markers of Alzheimer's disease.

Jun 24, 2017, 16:26 PM IST
Olive oil nutrient may help prevent brain cancer: Study

Olive oil nutrient may help prevent brain cancer: Study

Research into oleic acid -- the primary ingredient in olive oil -- has shown how it can help prevent cancer-causing genes from functioning in cells.

Jun 04, 2017, 16:10 PM IST

Noodles can now be a healthier option

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May 03, 2017, 00:11 AM IST
Know your olive oil – Which one is best for Indian cooking?

Know your olive oil – Which one is best for Indian cooking?

With exposure to international cuisines, Olive Oil has made a special entry in the Indian household. 

Apr 24, 2017, 09:36 AM IST
This is why extra virgin olive oil is good for health

This is why extra virgin olive oil is good for health

Hydroxytyrosol is a polyphenol found in extra-virgin olive oil, which is known to have antioxidant properties and may play a key role in its health benefits. 

Apr 11, 2017, 13:43 PM IST
People with cardiovascular disease can breathe a sigh of relief

People with cardiovascular disease can breathe a sigh of relief

Olive oil is rich in MUFA or mono unsaturated fatty acids which helps in improving glycemic control and plasma lipid control and increase insulin sensitivity in diabetics and improve cardio vascular health.

Apr 07, 2017, 16:40 PM IST
Olive oil: What makes it so healthy, important facts to know

Olive oil: What makes it so healthy, important facts to know

Being an essential part of the Mediterranean diet, most health benefits of olive oil are attributed to the natural properties it possesses. 

Feb 24, 2017, 12:03 PM IST
Top five cooking oils for good health!

Top five cooking oils for good health!

Cooking oil is the most important ingredient while preparing a dish.

Jan 28, 2017, 00:17 AM IST
Include these foods in your diet to reduce cholesterol!

Include these foods in your diet to reduce cholesterol!

Eating a balanced diet is very important to lead a healthy lifestyle. 

Dec 28, 2016, 10:36 AM IST
Winter special: Five best body oils for dry skin!

Winter special: Five best body oils for dry skin!

Dry skin is one of the most common problems which we all faced every winter season.

Dec 02, 2016, 00:43 AM IST

Get soft and smooth hands with these simple home remedies!

Who doesn't want to have a soft and smooth hand? Well, everybody does and since our hands are mostly used to carry out the chores, they need to be pampered. 

Oct 05, 2016, 00:22 AM IST
Hair fall? Five best home remedies that boost hair regrowth

Hair fall? Five best home remedies that boost hair regrowth

Hair fall? Five best home remedies that boost hair regrowth

Jul 19, 2016, 10:51 AM IST

5 foods that should not be refrigerated at any cost!

Here is a list of 5 food items that should not be kept in the fridge.

May 26, 2016, 13:45 PM IST

Easy home remedies to get rid of acne scars!

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Apr 16, 2016, 12:23 PM IST

Fry veggies in olive oil to get maximum health benefits

Researchers from the University of Granada (UGR) in Spain have proven that frying in EVOO -- unrefined oil and the highest-quality olive oil -- is the cooking method that increases the phenolic -- chemical compounds -- fractions present in raw vegetables used especially in Mediterranean diet.

Jan 21, 2016, 13:49 PM IST