My most recent project was coauthoring 7 Wonders of Olive Oil. It allowed me talk to researchers and to dig deep into the health benefits of olive oil.
Jeanne Calment, who lived to be 121, credited one thing for her long life: olive oil.
Olive oil enthusiasts and experts Alice Alech and Cecile Le Galliard join forces in this complete guidebook detailing the amazing, almost miraculous, health benefits of olive oil. From slowing the effects of Alzheimer’s to building healthy bones, olive oil is unrivaled in its natural goodness. With detailed research from doctors and nutritionists around the globe, The 7 Wonders of Olive Oil reveals seven amazing health benefits of olive oil, the role olive oil plays in the Mediterranean diet, and tips for cooking with, buying, and storing the green nectar.”
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This is such an awesome read! The book tells the reader fascinating background on the history of olive oil and how it is produced. Well referenced…this is vital to any book that makes health claims. I recommend this book to anyone who wants to improve their health in a delicious way. ~ Mark Marinella MD
The 7 Wonders of Olive Oil” by Alice Alech and Cecile Le Galliard is an elegantly written book by two authors who are deeply knowledgeable about their subject and who clearly love their topic. The book covers seven of the widely known benefits of olive oil and hints at more. It takes the reader from the use of olive oil from Minoan Crete to the tables of fine, health conscious dining of today, all infused with an understated but scholarly rendition that draws the reader into subconscious agreement with the authors’ authoritative and persuasive perspectives.
The health benefits of olive oil is told lucidly, without medical hoopla or complicated exposition. Stronger bones; cancer prevention; higher brain function; natural anti-inflammatory properties; skin rejuvenation; cardiovascular benefits; and reduction of the risk of diabetes. ~ Tulsi Dyal Singh, MD.