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Vegetables' health benefits increase when cooked with EVOO

By UNIVERSITY OF BARCELONA Cooking vegetables in sofrito (sauté) with extra virgin olive oil favours the absorption and release of bioactive compounds of its traditional ingredients (garlic, onion and tomato), according to the study conducted by a research team of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Sciences at the University of Barcelona (UB), from the Physiopathology of Obesity and Nutrition Networking Biomedical Research Centre (CIBERobn) and the Diabetes and Associated Metabolic Diseases Networking Biomedical Research (CIBERDEM), led by the tenure lecturer Rosa M. Lamuela. These results, published in the science journal Molecules, allow an insight on the mechanisms with which...

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Recipe: Risotto of Tomato and Basil

Recipe: Risotto of Tomato and Basil

photo credits : foodietakesflight.com    Risotto of Tomato and Basil Serves: 4   Ingredients 2 tablespoons Dandaragan Estate Delicate EVOO 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 finely chopped onion 400g arborio rice 1/2 cup of dry white wine 900ml vegetable or chicken stock, simmering 4 roma tomatoes 8 sundried tomatoes 20 fresh basil leaves, cut into strips 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons sour cream   Method Heat the oil in a large saucepan and add the garlic and onion. Sauté until the onion is transparent. Add the rice and stir to coat. Add the wine and stir well, allowing the wine...

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Oil in Salads Increases Absorption of Nutrients

Eating a combination of certain foods is often more beneficial than

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Recipe: Linguine with Shrimp Scampi

Recipe: Linguine with Shrimp Scampi

Super easy linguine with shrimp scampi recipe that serves 3 in under 30 minutes. Simply divine!

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How the Combination of Olive Oil and Sleep Can Prevent Cardiovascular Events

New research has revealed why foods rich in unsaturated fats like olive oil help protect from cardiovascular disease.

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