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We Are Giving Away 3 Bottles of Olea Blue

It's our favorite time of year. The 2017 harvest is underway to produce the most healthful olive oil packed with healthful protective compounds and antioxidants. What better way to celebrate than by giving away a bottle of Olea Blue to THREE lucky winners.  To Enter the Contest: Visit Olea Blue on Facebook and simply like and comment on our post to win! Feel free to tag and share with friends.

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Olive Oil Health Benefits That May Surprise You

The health protective properties in extra virgin olive oil used to be attributed entirely to monounsaturated fats. Monounsaturated fats can help reduce bad cholesterol levels in your blood which can lower your risk of heart disease and stroke. This idea was further reinforced by the popular and widely accepted Mediterranean diet which also emphasizes the importance of monounsaturated fats. However, we now know that there are other compounds that significantly, if not almost entirely, contribute to making high phenolic olive oil one of the most healthful foods. Below we discuss three phenolic compounds found in olive oil, and surprisingly in the olive leaf, with health benefits that may surprise you. 1. Olive oil has antioxidants Oleacein is an antioxidant found in...

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High Phenol EVOO Slowly Gains Traction

Two of the scientists that Olea Blue works closely with are heavily involved in the EU project which will develop quality control and production techniques to help farmers while also educating consumers about the health benefits of high-phenolic olive oil! The high phenol movement is coming along, slowly but surely and it's going to disrupt the EVOO industry as we know it. Lear more about these efforts in this article in the Olive Oil Times.

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