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Olive leaves are an important source of antioxidants, such as phenolic compounds and flavonoids, which display effective antioxidant activity when various methodologies are used.
OLE inhibits the action of reactive species that participate in cellular biochemical processes and protects human erythrocytes against oxidative damage.
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Since the earliest days in humankind’s documented history, the olive tree has been glorified for its amazing health benefits. It is mentioned in ancient religious texts, including the Bible’s Book of Genesis and the Koran, the sacred text of Islam.
It’s also extremely connected to Greek legends, to mention one, the creation of the city of Athen. Moreover it's a symbol of peace, longevity and wealth.
Why this tree has always been so important in our history? Let’s take a closer look at the olive tree’s components – particularly its leaves and the olive leaf oil derived from them – to better understand why this magnificent tree lives up to all the hype.Read more »
What is Cholesterol? What causes high cholesterol? How can I prevent and treat high cholesterol? More information about this common problem in this article.Read more »
How to Strenghten Immune Defenses: Some tips to get ready for Autumn and to build a strong immune system for winter time. How? Food, Exercise and Olive Leaf...Read more »
The immune system is the body's incredible defense network against infections, viruses, and bacteria that enter the body. The stronger your immune system is, the less chance you have of getting sick and the faster you can recover if you do. A diet rich in fruits and vegetables containing immune-boosting antioxidants and vitamins will help you achieve a healthy immune system with all-natural, plant-powered ingredients.Read more »
Other good news coming if you suffer from chronic acne outbreaks and you are looking for an effective and affordable home treatment. It has been shown that olive leaf extract can help to improve psoriasis and skin problems- and also the unpleasant acne. The cause of acne can basically be boiled down to a hormone imbalance.Read more »
Cholesterol is a lipid and is vital for the normal functioning of the body. However, having an excessively high level of lipids in your blood (hyperlipidemia) can have an effect on your health. A cholesterol level above 200 is considered borderline high, and above 240 requires aggressive treatment.
High cholesterol itself doesn't usually cause any symptoms, but it increases your risk of serious health conditions.Read more »
While olive leaf extract is best known as an antioxidant and immune boosting nutrient, a number of studies are showing that it is another nutrient that can help improve metabolism.
In a 12-week study with middle-aged overweight men, olive leaf extract improved insulin sensitivity by 15% and the function of pancreatic beta cells by 28%, helping to steer metabolism away from its path of decline.Read more »
There is a rising interest in natural antioxidants as bioactive components of foods. It is well known that fruit and vegetables have many protective effects. "The Mediterranean diet, rich in fruits and vegetables, is associated with a low incidence of cardiovascular diseases". In this article we will focus on the antioxidants effects of extravirgin olive oil, but more in polyphnelos contained in olive leaves.Read more »