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What are polyphenols?  Answers to some of your EVOO questions!

What are polyphenols? Answers to some of your EVOO questions!

Every week I will update this blog in response to questions I frequently get about The Furies and Extra Virgin Olive Oil.  Feel free to email me with specific interests or questions.  I love hearing from you! What are polyphenols? Polyphenols are phytonutrients found in plant foods, especially in extra virgin olive oil.  Polyphenols are shown to have amazing health benefits.  The olive tree produces multiple polyphenols including flavonols, lignans, and glycosides. The abundance of polyphenols in EVOO promotes health and longevity.  They work to improve cholesterol balance, lower oxidative stress, and enhance the lining of blood vessels.  This helps...

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The Beauty of EVOO for Your Skin

The Beauty of EVOO for Your Skin

At The Furies, we believe that food is medicine and that being happy and healthy begins from the inside out. Olive oil is one of the healthiest oils on the planet and the Mediterranean Diet has been shown to reduce the risk of diabetes, dementia, cancer and heart disease. Other health benefits arise from olives’ abundant phytonutrients, which are naturally occurring antioxidants that promote a healthy immune system and reduce inflammation during digestion. These same health benefits can also protect and moisturize your skin and help maintain a glowing and youthful appearance. Olive oil is packed full of lipids, fatty...

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Building a Better Immune System

Building a Better Immune System

Focus on Strengthening our Immune Systems! During this unprecedented and challenging time of COVID-19 it becomes so important to use everyday choices to support and strengthen our immune systems to stay healthy and fight off infections.

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