petMD: "Importance of Antioxidants in Pet Food" - Antioxidants are finally getting the respect they deserve. When appropriate amounts are included in pet food, antioxidants serve two important functions — keeping food fresh and keeping pets healthy....Read more on the importance of antioxidants for your pet.
Dogster: "8 Reasons to Add Olive Oil to Your Dog's Diet" - Olive oil, that staple of every kitchen, happens to make an excellent, healthful addition to every dog's food bowl....Read more on adding olive oil to your dog's diet.
The Daily Puppy: "Adding Oil to Puppy Food" - As a responsible pet owner, you may find relief knowing that simple problems may be fixed with simple methods. One of those methods is adding oil to your puppy's food. Oil can help your puppy's body inside and out, but must be used properly to prevent digestive upset....Read more on adding olive oil to your puppy's diet.
The Daily Puppy: "Can You Give Dogs Olives?" - Dogs usually aren't too shy about begging for a taste of something you're eating, whether it's a peanut butter and jelly sandwich or an olive from your garden salad. However, not everything Fido wants is necessarily suitable for him. Thankfully, olives are not toxic to members of the canine species!....Read more on olives and your dog.
Animal Wellness: "Extra-Virgin Olive Oil: Super food for pets" - Extra-virgin olive oil is rich in antioxidant capability, thanks to its polyphenols, vitamin E, chlorophyll, and carotenoids. All of these nutrients strengthen the immune system. It also contains monounsaturated fats, which can lessen the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.....Read more about the benefits of olive oil for your dog
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry: "Hydroxytyrosol-Rich Olive Mill Wastewater Extract Protects Brain Cells in Vitro and ex Vivo" - Olive mill wastewater is particularly rich in hydroxytyrosol, an o-diphenol with powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antithrombotic activities....Read more on antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties of olive juice.
Olive Oil Source: "Chemical Characteristics" - Olive oil is composed mainly of triacylglycerols (triglycerides or fats) and contains small quantities of free fatty acids (FFA), glycerol, phosphatides, pigments, flavor compounds, sterols, and microscopic bits of olive.....Read more about the chemical makeup of olive oil.
Olive Oil Source: "Chemical Characteristics: Polyphenols (Antioxidants)" - The flavenoid polyphenols in olive oil are natural antioxidants that contribute to a bitter taste, astringency, and resistance to oxidation. They have been shown to have a host of beneficial effects from healing sunburn to lowering cholesterol, blood pressure, and risk of coronary disease....Read more on healthy polyphenols and antioxidants in olive oil.
Olive Oil Times: "Olive Oil Health Benefits and Nutrition" - The health benefits of olive oil are extensive with new positive attributes discovered all the time. One prominent cardiologist recommends at least two tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil each day to enjoy the many ways olive oil can be beneficial to your health and well being....Read more on the health benefits of olive oil.
International Olive Council: "The antioxidant properties of the Olive oil" - What are antioxidants and oxidative stress? Oxidation is a process that occurs not only when oil is being produced, but also inside our own bodies. Reactions occur continually inside the body, giving rise to the formation of free radicals (peroxidants)....Read more on the antioxidant properties of olive oil.
DogsNaturally Magazine: "Turmeric for Dogs" - If you cook, you may already be familiar with turmeric, but for first timers, here’s a quick culinary lesson to get us started.....Read more on the benefits of turmeric for dogs.
Dogster: "An Essential Spice [Cinnamon] for Dogs and Humans to Share" - Of all the items in my pantry, the one I never want to run out of is cinnamon. My dogs and Ienjoy this amazing, deliciously fragrant spice every single day of the year.....Read more on the benefits of cinnamon for dogs.
The Daily Puppy: "Human-Grade Ingredients in Dog Food" - Lamb, eggs, potatoes, cranberries -- if you've looked at Sparky's dog food label and become hungry, don't feel bad. Since the 2007 pet food crisis, pet owners have been more alert to what their furry friends eat......Read more on human-grade ingredients for dog food.