The 7 Wonders of Olive Oil: Stronger Bones, Cancer Prevention, Higher Brain Function, and Other Medical Miracles of the Green Nectar

The 7 Wonders of Olive Oil: Stronger Bones, Cancer Prevention, Higher Brain Function, and Other Medical Miracles of the Green Nectar


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Jeanne Calment, who lived to be 121, credited one thing for her long life: olive oil.

Olive oil enthusiasts and experts Alice Alech and Cécile Le Galliard join forces in this complete guidebook discussing the amazing—almost miraculous—health benefits of olive oil. From slowing the effects of Alzheimer’s to building healthy bones, extra virgin olive oil is unrivaled in its natural goodness. With detailed research and findings from doctors, medical researchers, nutritionists, and chefs around the globe, The 7 Wonders of Olive Oil explores the role olive oil plays in the Mediterranean diet, covers tips for cooking with, buying, and storing the green nectar, and most of all, reveals its seven amazing health benefits including:

  • Anti-inflammation
  • Cancer prevention
  • Skin rejuvenation
  • Healthy bones
  • Alzheimer’s disease prevention
  • Reduction in risk for diabetes
  • Stroke and heart attack prevention

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781942934738
Publisher: Familius
Publication date: 01/10/2017
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Alice Alech writes for the American Olive Oil Times, which covers olive oil features, news, and updates from around the world. She covers news on the business of olive oil in France, enjoying the contact she has with olive oil producers and specialists. She is also a qualified X-ray technician, keen to promote healthy living. She is the self-published author of An Olive Oil Tour of France. Besides olive oil, she writes on various topics, especially on French culture and wine, contributing regularly to Wine Frog and You Queen. See her complete profile on

Cécile Le Galliard is a French expert in olive oil tasting. She is a recent graduate from the University of Jaén (Spain) in virgin olive oil tasting. She was selected by the International Olive Oil Council as the French candidate for the training and is now recognized as a skilled professional in her field. Cécile is now a web journalist on and works as a consultant in olive oil, specializing in the creation of oil cellars, training, and tasting, for professionals.

Table of Contents


Part 1 The 7 Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1.    Slows Alzheimer’s Disease

2.    Kills Cancer Cells

3.    Stops Colon Cancer Cells from Growing & Combats Breast Cancer Cells Effectively

4.    Lowers Risk of Stroke

5.    Heals Burns Quickly

6.    Keeps Bones Healthy

7.    Reduces the Risk of Diabetes

Part 2 Demystifying Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1.    Olive Oil and the Mediterranean Diet

2.    Why Olive Oil Is Our Ally

3.    Tips for Buying, Cooking, and Storing Olive Oil

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