Is Your Olive Oil "Slimy?"

Is Your Olive Oil "Slimy?"

What’s really in your olive oil bottle?…
Olives are stone fruits, like cherries and plums. Real, extra virgin olive oil is the fresh-squeezed juice from pressed olives—seasonal, perishable, and never better than the first few weeks it was made. It’s best to choose bottled oil in dark glass or other containers that protect against light degradation, and buy a quantity you’ll use up in a relatively short period of time. Read about brands that have made false claims along with recommendations for pure, good extra virgin olive oils…

Organic Veggies & Fruits To Choose More Often

Organic Veggies & Fruits To Choose More Often

After the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit dedicated to both healthier lives and the environment, released their Dirty Dozen last week (a list of the veggies and fruits that contain the most pesticide residues) some people question again the cost versus the safety and healthfulness of their food purchases. Of course we can’t live in fear of every morsel we put into our mouths, but it is  important to take notice of key foods we consume on a regular basis that can pose a high health risk.