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--Dennis McGee RN

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If there were a pill you could take that would reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke by 30% and it only cost 11.5˘ a day would you take it?

The goal of this web site is simple: to persuade you to replace trans fats & saturated fats in your diet with 6 teaspoons (30ml) of extra virgin olive oil per day.

Learn to how to eat well so you can live long. The life you save may be your own. (Every minute 2 Americans die from heart attack or stoke.)

In 1984 I began my career in the medical field. For years I worked as an RN in the hospital Emergency Department. I used to teach doctors and nurses how to restart hearts (ACLS, Advanced Cardiac Life Support). Every day in the ER we saw patients with heart attack and stroke symptoms. But one day a coworker in her 40's had a heart attack at work. We couldn't save her. It became clear to me that, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."
In 1997 my family and I moved from California to the Mediterranean Sea coast. I export olive oil to the US. I am still in the business of saving lives, but on larger scale. Instead of emergency care my work is to decrease your risk of having a heart attack or stroke. Heart disease and stoke is the leading cause of death in the world. It takes 2 lives every minute in the US alone. I believe that replacing "bad fats" with extra virgin olive oil is one of simplest ways to extend your life.
If you start using more olive oil as a result of reading this web site please write and let me know. It will encourage me. I will post your letter on my site (with your permission).


Peace & Health,

Dennis McGee, RN

San Leandro, CA, USA

December, 2010

PS. The olive oil we supply is high quality (IOOC standards) and single-origin. We export bottled olive oil directly to the US (not via Italy) so we can offer a lower priced product. At the same time we have a small part in correcting imbalances in world trade by practicing "fair trade" principles so that our growers get a fair share of the profit.




Heart-Protecting Component of Olive Oil Discovered

April 2, 2009

reported in  Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, lead researcher: Fatima Paiva-Martins, at the University of Porto, Portugal.

Scientists have discovered the polyphenol in extra virgin olive oil that gives greatest protection from heart attack and stroke. DHPEA-EDA is the main antioxidant in olive oil that protects red blood cells from damage.




Phytochemicals Make Olive Oil Even More Awesome Than Previously Believed

December 18, 2008

Extra-virgin olive oil contains 'phytochemicals', that can trigger the death of cancer cells according to research published in the BMC Cancer journal,  suppressing the cancer gene HER2 and therefore reducing the risk of breast cancer. (more...)

Read about the heart-health benefits of  phytochemicals (plant sterols, flavonoids and sulfur-containing compounds) according to the American Heart Association here.


Heart Disease Prevention
November 9, 2008
32 simple steps we should all take to battle heart disease
Pour on the Olive Oil
Men whose diet include as much as 2 ounces of Olive oil a day have an 82% lower risk of having a fatal heart attack than men who consume little or none. Olive oil is rich in monounsaturated fats-known to hinder the oxidation of bad LDL cholesterol into its artery – clogging form.... more...

Antioxidants and the Mediterranean Diet
November 9, 2008
Reference: (1) Visioli, Francesco and Galli, Claudio. “The Role of Antioxidants in the Mediterranean Diet.” Lipids, Vol.36, Supplement (2001).
...the importance of antioxidants and the role it plays in the Mediterranean Diet.... Phytochemicals (nonvitamin antioxidants) Polyphenols fall into the category of phytochemicals and are very abundant in the Mediterranean diet especially when it comes to “its high proportion of fruits and vegetables and to the consumption of red wine and olive oil.”  ... more...

Calorie density: A tool to stop weight gain
November 8, 2008
By Karen Collins, M.S., R.D., C.D.N.
The average American adult gains one to two pounds a year. Now, two new studies add to the mounting evidence that adults can fight this tendency by limiting the calorie density of our diets, particularly by including plenty of vegetables and fruits.... But nutritious foods high in healthful fat, like nuts and olive oil, were not associated with weight gain... more...

For good health, put heart in your cooking
November 6, 2008

Too often, people think that developing heart disease dooms them to a life of boring, tasteless food. North Shore cardiologists Dr. Micah Eimer and Dr. Irwin Silverman challenge that notion by teaming up again with Chef Dawn Dlugosz of "A New Dawn Cooking School" which meets in Whole Foods Market, Northbrook, for a heart healthy cooking class in the grocery store's classroom. ... more...




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  BOTTOM LINE: What if you could add 10 years to your life? Dumping unhealthy fats and replacing them with 6 teaspoons (30ml) of olive oil each day will decrease your risk of heart disease by 1/3 and could extend your life.