TORRENT GOURMET LAUNCHES A NEW GIFT SET OF FINE FOODS

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The Torrent family has been guarding a secret for over a century: the exquisite olive oil that they have prepared from their own olive groves. A secret until now, that is. Connoiseurs of the finer things in life can now share the best of what the Torrent family has to offer in their recently launched gourmet range of olives and olive oil Torrent 1898. The gift set will please even the most demanding clients, both by its presentation and the quality of the foods inside. The extra virgin gourmet oil is the same oil that the Torrent family has pressed from Arbequina ...

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Counting the calories in our favourite snacks

Table olives are one of the most popular and frequently consumed foods in Spain. They taste great and can be combined with just about anything, and are one of the most nutritional foods in the supermarket. We too often think that fats are bad for us, but we do need some fat in our diets and olives are one of the best sources. Olives are very rich in healthy unsaturated fats, especially the monounsaturated oleic acid, and contain relatively little of the ‘bad’ saturated fats. They aid our insides thanks to their digestible fibre content. Essential minerals such as ...

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Eat yourself to good health, eat the Mediterranean way

Dietitians recommend that we take five portions of fruit or vegetables each day. Seven olives count as a portion. Switching to a healthy diet and sticking to it can be an uphill battle for many of us, but a little bit of common sense can make the change much smoother. You don’t need to change all of your habits all at once. Instead of a big bang approach from day one, you can gradually modify your heating habits, incorporating a series of healthy changes step by step. Each change you take will be a step towards a healthier lifestyle. It is never too early – or ...

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Olive Oil Health Benefits and Nutrition

The olive oil health benefits are extensive with new positive attributes discovered all the time. One prominent cardiologist recommends at least two tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil each day to enjoy the many ways olive oil can be beneficial to your health and well being. In addition to bolstering the immune system and helping to protect against viruses, olive oil has also been found to be effective in fighting against diseases such as: Cancer: The phytonutrient in olive oil, oleocanthal, mimics the effect of ibuprofen in reducing inflammation, ...

Olive it! Campaign in UK

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Welcome to Olive it!   This website (www.oliveit.eu) is dedicated to you – lovers of delicious, quality olives. If you came here liking olives, you will leave here loving them! Whether it’s the sun, sea, stunning mountains, friendly people, or delicious food – no matter what the Mediterranean means to you, there’s no denying that when it comes to food and drink, the Mediterranean has an enviable reputation. Great natural ingredients such as olives are part of its success, and olives are renowned worldwide for being delicious, nutritious and versatil...