The following are excerpts from the book “The Secret
of Good Health - Olive Oil,” by Nikos and Maria Psilakis. The authors
have generously agreed to share with us the vast knowledge and
results of their extensive research of olive oil, olives,
Mediterranean diet and particularly the Cretan diet.
For a more comprehensive understanding of this golden
nectar and its correct use, this book provides informative and
entertaining lessons for the scholar, the connoisseur, the health
conscious and for those who just love good food. It contains wonderful recipes,
information on the ingredients, tidbits of historical and medical
facts and many beautiful photographs by Nikos Psilakis.