In 2004 the Food and Drug Administration approved a health claim petition submitted by the North American Olive Oil Association. The FDA confirmed the relationship between the consumption of olive oil and reduced risk of coronary heart disease.
Many people are turning to "paleo" diets. Is olive oil part of this food trend? Is olive oil paleo? The answer is yes! Paleo diets focus on whole, unrefined foods. Extra virgin olive oil is a whole food made by pressing olives. No heat or solvents are used in the making of extra virgin olive oil.
It is common knowledge that extra virgin olive oil reduces the risk of heart disease. But did you know that non-virgin olive oil is also heart healthy?
Cardiovascular diseases are the number one cause of death in the USA and the NAOOA is proud to participate in the fight against heart disease and stroke.
Olive Oil Certifies for the American Heart Association® Heart-Check Mark
Coconut oil is enjoying its moment of fame. Blog posts on the internet tout it as a magical cure-all but is coconut oil heart healthy?