Tag Archives: olives

How Are Green and Black Olives Different?

Laura Dolson over at About.com explains the differences and briefly discusses olive processing in a recent post.

Olives, of course, are time-honored components of the Mediterranean diet.  I’ve had a few good crops in my backyard here in Arizona.

Steve Parker, M.D.


Filed under Mediterranean Diet, olive oil

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Olives But Were Afraid to Ask…

Olives and olive oil are iconic components of the the Mediterranean diet.  Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel has a wonderful post about olives and olive oil.  What are the best olives to eat?  How are olives processed?  Are olives more heathful than olive oil?  Click through for the answers.

-Steve Parker, M.D.


Filed under Mediterranean Diet