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Olive Oil ... Notes and Viewpoints

Used for over 6,000 years as a food and a medicinal treatment.

Hippocrates (400 BC) recommended olive oil for treatment of ulcers, cholera and muscular pain.

Olive oil is made up of 77% monounsaturated fat. May lower the risk of heart disease by reducing the level of "bad" cholesterol. And on and on with the health benefits!

Has great taste and versatility for all of our cooking and eating. Drizzle, splish, splash, and cook with it for new and exciting tastes, aromas, and ease in digestion.

Grades: Extra Virgin, Virgin, Pure, Pomace.

Growing Regions: Now so many areas where once it was Mediterranean only. Taste, taste, taste and explore.

Do olive oil tasting much like a wine tasting. Teach and learn how to taste, chew, and evaluate the foods you are eating!

Enjoy one of the world's greatest foods! To your health!

Recipe created 2007-10-12.

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