Decontaminating our bodies

Decontaminating our bodies 1

The images of choked-up beaches and contaminated parts of our oceans, makes me realize that this is a reflection of what we are subjecting our bodies to. How do we turn the tide? Easy. Think of junk food as plastic, clogging up your unique body. The body is not designed to cope with processed foods…

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Home truths about Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Home truths about Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2

A misconception that abounds amongst consumers is that they believe that ‘olive oil is olive oil’. This is tantamount to saying that ‘wine is wine’, and we all know how wrong that is. With its wonderful flavour-enhancing properties, a good olive oil (and extra virgin is the best) will bring out the best of whatever…

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The scientific truth on cooking with extra virgin olive oil

The scientific truth on cooking with extra virgin olive oil 3

The choice of an oil for culinary purposes depends on who is looking/cooking and how they’re looking/cooking! The chef would obviously have different criteria for making a choice to the nutritionist or the chemist. Extra virgin olive oil meets all these criteria when the proven facts are considered. Many chefs find the flavour of extra…

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