The Olive Oil Miracle
Olive oil is primarily a fatty oil used for food and cooking while in ‘olden-times’ it was used for burning in oil lamps. The “first” or “beaten” or “extra virgin” as we would call it today contains the essential oils of the olive fruit along with the fatty oil of the seed.
Flax seed and walnut oils deserve comment also inasmuch as they, like olive oil, contain natural healing and health maintenance properties when consumed. These have been shown to be particularly rich in omaga-3 fatty acids. According to an article in Natural Medicine Alert (January 2001) the best form of omega 3 is alpha linoleic acid (ALA). Flax seed (linseed oil) is 53% ALA while walnut is 10% ALA. Read more >