As you may or may not have heard - there have been some exciting things going on in the Kosterina home. We were lucky enough to grow our family in more ways than one this year: I gave birth to a happy, healthy little boy, Tommy, this summer; our best-selling EVOO is finally back in stock and we have some very exciting new Kosterina projects that we can't wait to share with you!
It was the story of this researcher who discovered oleocanthal, one of the polyphenol compounds found in extra virgin olive oil, that made me want to launch Kosterina. My goal is to educate the US consumer on the incredible benefits of true extra virgin olive oil and tune them into the difference between the good stuff and what they’re typically finding on the supermarket shelf.
Do you want to know how your lifestyle habits will affect your longevity? Last month I wrote about Blue Zones-- 5 areas of the world that have a higher than average population of centenarians (people who live to be over 100). And now the Blue Zones Project has a developed a quick test to determine your life expectancy.
How olive oil and ibuprofen are more similar than you think, a key discovery made more than 10 years ago found medicinal benefits in olive oil. When you taste pure, premium extra-virgin olive oil, you may notice a burn at the back of your throat
Last year, I heard Birchbox founder, Katia Beauchamp, speak at a beauty industry event. She was talking about the shift in beauty towards more natural beauty products and then got on the topic of deodorant.
This week I watched one of those terrifying food documentaries on Netflix that overwhelm you by discussing how broken and criminal our food industry is in this country. This one was calledThe Magic Pilland focused on nutritional ketosis and its benefits.