Why Olive Oil Is My Well being Secret With Kasandrinos Worldwide

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Katie: Whats up. Welcome to “The Wellness Mama Podcast.” I’m Katie from wellnessmama.com and wellnesse.com, that’s wellnesse with an E on the top, which is my new line of non-public care merchandise, like hair care, hand sanitizer, and toothpaste.

This episode is about all issues olive oil, which is a large staple in my weight loss plan and my most important dietary supply of fats since discovering that I’ve genes that make me not achieve this effectively with saturated fats. So, I’ve been limiting saturated fats and specializing in lots of seafood and an entire lot of olive oil, like, to the tune of a liter per week to get sufficient energy most weeks.

I’m right here with a very good pal of mine, Tony Kasandrinos, who’s the co-founder of Kasandrinos Olive Oil, which is a single-sourced olive oil via household farms in Greece. And we delve into all issues about the advantages of olive oil, in regards to the Mediterranean weight loss plan, methods to supply a very good olive oil, and a lot extra. You’re additionally going to wish to try the present notes at wellnessmama.fm for some particular low cost codes the place it can save you as much as 50% on their olive oil. He was in a position to give a tremendous low cost for you guys as listeners. You can additionally discover that by going to wellnessmama.com/go/olive-oil, however that hyperlink will even be within the present notes at wellnessmama.fm, so it’s in all probability simpler to seek out it there. However make sure that to seize that low cost of as much as 50%, relying on the way you order.

And with out additional ado, let’s bounce in and find out about all issues olive oil.
Tony, welcome again. Thanks for being right here.

Tony: Oh, thanks. It’s my pleasure.

Katie: I’m excited to have you ever again since you had been a very enjoyable visitor the primary time round, and in addition I’ve realized a lot extra since our first interview about olive oil and its many advantages. And it has develop into truly my major fats supply in my weight loss plan, which I can speak about just a little bit later within the episode. However I’m excited to have you ever on to be taught extra about this and particularly as a result of you’ve got a really direct experience. So, to start out, I might like to delve into some issues that individuals don’t know or perceive in relation to olive oil.

Tony: So, we’ll contact on a couple of issues. I feel one of many massive misconceptions is olive oil is like wine as a result of they arrive in good bottles, and so they come from the identical area of the world. However olive oil is definitely a fruit juice, and it doesn’t get higher with time like wine does. So, the secret is to essentially eat that olive oil as rapidly as doable. That’s actually type of what units us other than most olive oils on the market. We type of regarded on the entire business as an entire.

As we had been beginning, we talked within the final podcast how we received our begin, and it was actually simply sharing our household’s olive oil with our household and mates which can be right here within the States. And because it grew and grew, we actually had to take a look at, “Okay. Can we wish to put our olive oil into shops the place we type of lose the standard management of how that olive oil is saved and when it’s offered?” We got here to a call that, “No, we don’t wish to” as a result of we wish to actually supply our prospects essentially the most contemporary fruit juice doable.

Now, that being mentioned, it is going to keep lengthy for a couple of…it’ll keep good for a couple of years, however it is going to degrade over time. And there’s a couple of different little elements like, when did you truly crack the seal on that bottle? Did you seal it correctly as soon as it was opened? What temperature was it saved at? Was it saved within the mild, or was it, like, in a darkish cupboard the place it must be? So there’s fairly a couple of different elements that go into how lengthy and the way contemporary an olive oil will keep. However that’s positively a false impression out there’s that it’ll keep good for, you already know, years, and, sadly, it doesn’t. All of the optimistic properties contained in the olive oil, they may degrade. In order that’s positively one of many massive matters in relation to the olive oil and the olive oil business is how lengthy is that olive oil good for.

Katie: That is sensible. So, give us a fast refresher of what are a few of these helpful properties in olive oil. I do know there’s been so many research executed about the advantages of olive oil. However what are a few of these most important elements which can be essential to learn about?

Tony: Yeah. So, you already know, being that olive oil has been round for actually hundreds of years, and in lots of international locations, that was your most important…major supply of fats exterior of animal fats, there was a ton of research executed like actually hundreds. A few of the actually key advantages to it’s, you already know, it has been confirmed to scale back irritation. It has been confirmed to be, you already know, very heart-healthy meals to ingest. It’s been confirmed to spice up mind well being. You already know, like, we mentioned offline, the folks of the Mediterranean, particularly of their older years, of their ’60s and ’70s and ’80s, you’ll positively see a distinction of their high quality of life and the way energetic they’re and the way they stay. I’m personally a agency believer that that comes from the meals that they eat and the way energetic they’re together with dwelling a way more stress-free life than we do. And when you have a look at, you already know, Spain or Italy or Greece or Tunisia, mainly in every single place across the Mediterranean, olive oil is the bottom of mainly each single meal from…I imply, the whole lot is mainly cooked in it or slathered in it after it’s been cooked or it’s eaten uncooked. So, yep, the olive oil is unquestionably, like, simply the inspiration of well being and of the whole lot you do eating-wise in relation to that area of the world.

Katie: Yeah. I learn the stat that was fairly wonderful to me that in Greece, an individual eats on common 26 liters of olive oil per 12 months, which is actually a liter each couple weeks, which is a reasonably wonderful statistic. And I’ve additionally had Dr. Gundry on this podcast, and he truly recommends greater than that. He says he consumes and recommends a liter per week of olive oil, which was actually staggering to me. However such as you talked about, there are such a lot of research about the advantages of olive oil, which as a monounsaturated fats doesn’t have a few of the points that different forms of fat have. So all of us in all probability heard, when you’ve listened to me for some time, you already know that polyunsaturated fat, particularly processed polyunsaturated fat like vegetable oils, could be actually problematic for most individuals.

I’m nonetheless a giant believer that saturated fat can completely be wholesome however with the caveat that some folks don’t do effectively with them primarily based on genes. And so they can both increase glucose, which appears counterintuitive or result in doubtlessly different issues. So folks with ApoE4 genes, for example, sometimes wish to keep away from sure forms of saturated fats. Olive oil being a monounsaturated fats is exempt from lots of these issues. So it makes it a fats that you could eat in giant quantities from what the research say very, very safely. And so it’s my most important supply of…in all probability my most important supply of energy apart from fatty fish in my weight loss plan but additionally one thing I eat near that charge that Dr. Gundry recommends. I’m curious each on a private degree and simply from what you’ve seen within the knowledge how a lot olive oil you eat and the way a lot you advocate.

Tony: It adjustments truthfully throughout what time of 12 months are we at. And that is simply one thing I’ve observed in myself. Once I’m in Greece, I positively, which is normally a month or two out of the 12 months, eat much more simply due to the continuous contemporary greens, and we simply pour a ton of it on these. And even right here within the States, mainly, once I’m consuming Greek salads, which is summertime and early fall right here in Nevada, I’m in all probability consuming I might say near a liter per week. I imply, I’ve received, like, a fairly large supply of olive oil. Within the wintertime, I don’t eat as a lot. Now we do cook dinner with it. I bake with it, however I do love ending with it as effectively. So, like, if I cook dinner lamb chops, I’m in all probability placing some olive oil on after the very fact…after it’s cooked. It adjustments. I imply, I’d say possibly like half…possibly 500 milliliters, half a liter per week through the winter months once I’m not consuming as many contemporary greens.

And simply so folks know precisely how a lot that’s, your common tree produces about four to eight liters of olive oil a 12 months, which solely occurs every year. In case you’re doing a liter per week, you’re just about consuming near a complete olive tree. So, one particular person can very simply eat 10 timber value of olive oil a 12 months. So, it’s simply an fascinating little enjoyable truth. And, you already know, actually, what I attempt to clarify to folks when they’re consuming olive oil, particularly our prospects that undergo loads as a result of, you already know, we’ve got some prospects that they’ll simply have, like, one bottle each few months, and I’ve received some that undergo three-liter cans which can be fairly massive. You already know, they’re going via one or two of these a month. So it’s actually, like, that is what goes into that bottle. And we had been speaking about this earlier than.

However if you actually are linked with the method and see, “That is what goes into making this bottle of olive oil that we’re, you already know, bringing right here to the States and sharing with our prospects,” you actually see, “Okay. That is actually what I’m consuming.” It’s not simply liquid in a bottle, however it’s the whole lot that went into creating that olive oil. That basically is a complete 12 months course of as a result of they solely do fruit, you already know, one time a 12 months, and that’s it. So, simply an fascinating factor about what truly goes into making that olive oil.

Katie: That’s actually fascinating and wonderful to assume that a few of us are consuming many, many timber value of olive oil per 12 months. I do know one factor I do usually is that if I ever get a headache, I discovered that simply, like, a sip of olive oil nearly at all times breaks the headache. I might guess possibly due to the antioxidants. I don’t actually truly know the rationale, however that’s a enjoyable trick I discovered. However you’re proper. We all know from the research…I really feel like truly, most sources agree on olive oil, it’s a type of few meals that doesn’t take lots of warmth from any supply, however we all know that it’s very excessive in sure antioxidants. And so they assume that may very well be the rationale it’s correlated with lowered danger of issues like coronary heart illness and stroke, even sort 2 diabetes, which is fascinating. I feel all of these share the commonality of being inflammatory ailments in a sure manner. However they assume that sure antioxidant compounds in olive oil even help in glucose metabolism. So, that may be possibly one more reason for the headache connection. One factor I do know that comes up in relation to olive oil, there’s lots of type of blended opinions on if it’s good for cooking due to the warmth…smoke level and the warmth level. What are your ideas on that? Is it a very good cooking oil?

Tony: Speaking about that is like speaking about politics or faith. I get this query on a regular basis. And I’ve seen research that say it’s nice to cook dinner with it. I’ve seen different research that say, “No, you don’t cook dinner with it.” I’ll simply offer you Tony’s opinion. I’ve been cooking with it my total life since…or my dad and mom, since once I was just a little child. My grandparents and all people in my household positively does cook dinner with it. That being mentioned, I don’t, you already know, get it to a degree the place it’s so sizzling the place it’s smoking. However we positively cook dinner meat in it, we cook dinner greens in it, and we additionally eat it uncooked. So, so far as what we do, we positively cook dinner with it.

Katie: I do as effectively. Once I learn via all of the analysis, I felt nonetheless very comfy cooking with it, and I additionally sometimes add it to meals after cooking as effectively only for further wholesome fat however, yeah, identical factor on our finish. One factor I do loads is use it in baked items instead of like butter or coconut oil, which I’ve discovered truly appears to increase the shelf life of those, and I’m guessing due to the polyphenols in olive oil. However it additionally simply offers it a a lot richer style. Another cooking suggestions you’d give since I do know you’ve…this has been a part of your tradition and your cooking because the very starting?

Tony: Yeah. I imply, it’s actually…it’s limitless. Really, I be taught new issues on a regular basis, which is admittedly cool, and really, generally I be taught them from my prospects. I used to be truly on the cellphone with one among our prospects yesterday, and he or she was telling me that her daughter places it in her oatmeal within the morning. I used to be like, “Okay. That’s a primary” and even, like, on ice cream. So, the perfect factor that I actually like to inform folks, simply attempt it out with new various things even when it’s type of, like, completely off the wall otherwise you wouldn’t assume you’d eat it like that. However for me, truthfully, like, my favourite…it’s not even a trick, however it’s my favourite factor to do. And I’m simply gonna give folks, like, the recipe as a result of it’s easy, and it takes two seconds. However it’s a prototypical… It’s a Greek salad. It’s tomatoes, cucumbers, some olives, some onion, and oregano and salt, after which simply drown it in olive oil and really let it sit for a very good hour after which eat it. And it’s, like, actually my staple day-after-day through the summer season, which is a superb, refreshing, wholesome, nice meal.

However with that…with the olives, I suppose it is a little secret or trick, and it’s just a little time-consuming however we truly…and we’re gonna be bringing these to America in all probability subsequent 12 months however is the olives themselves, we truly take a really nice, like, little razor blade and slice the olives normally one or two slices in every olive, after which we’ll marinate these olives in olive oil and spices for a couple of months. After which if you eat these olives, they’re gonna be a lot better tasting than had they been simply in brine. So, that’s I suppose my little trick with olive oil.

Katie: Good. That’s an important one to know. Okay. So I additionally wish to speak about olive oil topically as a result of…that is one thing I’ve initially used, however I haven’t truly delved into the analysis very a lot. However I’ve discovered that olive oil is the perfect moisturizer for my pores and skin, and I take advantage of it earlier than going within the solar as effectively. However is there any knowledge that you just’ve seen on the advantages of olive oil topically?

Tony: Yeah. I imply, there’s been a bunch of research on how folks use it, you already know, actually on their pores and skin, whether or not it’s for dry pores and skin or for eczema or for…you already know, folks use it of their hair as a moisturizer. I do know like Andy over at Alitura makes use of it in his skincare merchandise, you already know. It’s been getting used on pores and skin for actually hundreds of years. The good factor is there’s no chemical compounds in it exterior of simply, you already know, the compounds that make up olive oil. You already know, there’s no fragrances in there. There’s no just about something however the juice of the olive. And customary sense-wise, you already know, in relation to placing issues in or on our physique, I’m going with a pure product 10 out of 10 occasions, you already know. However, yeah, folks have been doing it endlessly. It’s actually limitless what you are able to do with it. Even when you go into, like, oil pulling with olive oil or simply placing it in your hair, in your face, over your physique, it’s actually fairly limitless what you are able to do with it, and even together with your pets. I do know my mother, her Shih Tzu was having some pores and skin points, and he or she began placing olive oil on it, and some weeks later, it was gone.

Katie: That’s fascinating. I hadn’t even thought in regards to the pet makes use of, however I do know we’ve got lots of people with pets who pay attention. And that’s nice to know. I additionally wanna circle again. So, you talked about the Mediterranean weight loss plan which I’m certain everybody has heard of that like many, many sources level to this as a really long-term, sustainable, balanced strategy to diet that appears to scale back the danger of lots of issues and enhance lots of longevity elements. Components of Greece are generally known as blue zones, and typically, Greece has a repute for having lots of wholesome and as you talked about energetic folks. So, I might like to delve into that just a little bit extra. In order somebody who grew up partially there and who has been there greater than in all probability most of us listening have, stroll us via what the precise Mediterranean weight loss plan appears like.

Tony: So, it is going to alter just a little bit primarily based on the precise area, and although Greece is a tiny, little nation, I imply, it’s in regards to the measurement of New Jersey, relying on the place within the nation you reside, the weight loss plan is definitely gonna be very completely different like when you’re up within the mountains or alongside the coast. However it’s positively very excessive in vegatables and fruits and the fruits extra within the summertime like figs. That’s truly one among my favourite components of Greece is the figs. Yeah. So it’s gonna actually consist round lots of contemporary vegatables and fruits. Meats, you’re actually not consuming a lot beef there like we eat right here. It’s extra gonna be lamb or goat or pork so far as your land animals. After which contemporary seafood is at all times very plentiful and quite common in meals, particularly alongside the coast. Now, when you’re up within the mountains, you’re not gonna be having an excessive amount of fish. And lots of nuts as effectively and lots of beans.

The true factor, you already know, it’s actually simply actual pure meals. You’re not having lots of processed meals, though that’s beginning to trickle its manner into the nation as issues simply develop into simpler. However if you get into your villages and type of your actual conventional Mediterranean weight loss plan, on the finish of the day, it’s lots of greens. I hate to, like, make it sound so easy, however it actually is straightforward. It’s fruits, greens, nuts, legumes, and a few meat and seafood with numerous olive oil. You’ll have cheeses as effectively. Feta is unquestionably at each meal in Greece. However apart from that, that’s actually, you already know, what we’re consuming over there. After which you’ll have your desserts and pastries, however that’s it, now and again, and wine. I can’t overlook about wine. Wine is quite common even at lunchtime to have. And we’re not speaking like glasses of wine however to have a small glass of wine at lunch is quite common.

Katie: That’s so fascinating. I’m so curious in regards to the concept of blue zones and, you already know, simply locations on this planet the place we’re seeing the next focus of wholesome folks, and it’s on my checklist to go to lots of these locations. However I additionally surprise if…as a result of People, we love to seek out, like, the only strategy and simply attempt to systematize it and try this one factor and double down on it. And I’ve at all times puzzled if we simply utilized those self same elements right here within the western tradition if it could even have the identical impact. As a result of I think that it’s additionally a part of what’s constructed into the tradition that makes these issues so helpful. So in different phrases, it appears, like, from what I’ve learn, and you would know a lot better than I might clearly, that in Greece, in locations like Italy, folks eat in neighborhood way more usually. And it’s way more gradual and calm and targeted on relationship than this fast-paced I’m simply gonna eat actually fast on the go. So, I ponder, you already know, if we ate the identical meals however we had been in that very same sympathetic state, rushed on a regular basis, nonetheless stressed, if it could have the identical impact. How a lot of a job do you assume neighborhood performs over there?

Tony: Large. I imply, the whole lot is, you already know, household, mates, and actually the whole lot. Nearly your entire day revolves round consuming, however it’s not such as you’re consuming your complete time. However the precise strategy of sitting down at a desk and being with your loved ones and mates and sitting there for in all probability, like, three to 4 hours, it’s not unusual. I don’t assume you’d ever actually go to dinner in Greece, like, in a village setting and be executed inside three hours. Like that’s nearly extraordinary, and it’s very uncommon the place you’ll see folks simply consuming alone or in entrance of a TV. Like, they’re simply issues that we do right here in America the place it’s like, “Okay. I gotta eat. I gotta cook dinner one thing actually fast and eat it after which go do no matter.” Like that’s not how it’s over there. It’s a really completely different course of. Now, we’ll say breakfast is normally a fast meal. Lunch is the largest meal of the day. And then you definitely normally within the summertime you’ve got siesta after lunch, which is cool.

After which dinner is normally very late in comparison with our requirements. In case you had been to go to dinner at 7 p.m., you’d discover that the majority eating places are nonetheless closed exterior of Athens. You already know, when you get into, like, the non-touristy components of Greece, most eating places don’t even open till 8:00, and so they’re probably not…folks aren’t actually going there till about 9 p.m. After which they’ll keep there till, like, 1:00, you already know. It’s a way more relaxed, slower course of than it’s right here. And, you already know, there’s a couple of different issues that come into play there, whether or not it’s…it’s a way more stress-free surroundings simply being there. So we would be capable to replicate it right here within the States, however, I feel, there’s simply lots of different elements that come into play that must be taken into consideration from, you already know, individuals are strolling much more, and so they’re typically strolling vertically as a result of the whole lot’s very hilly or mountainous over there. So that you’re getting much more motion and also you’re additionally getting…typically, not in all, however you’re getting brisker meals. Usually when you’re consuming fish in Greece, it was caught the day earlier than or that morning.

The greens and the fruits are typically grown within the yard of many eating places. That entire actually being linked to your meals, it’s normally proper there in entrance of your face. Most locations exterior of Athens, and I say Athens as a result of Athens is a really giant, massive metropolis, and it’s completely different than down within the villages… However in a village setting, it’s a way more sustainable, nearer to your meals surroundings and, I feel, between dwelling a extra stress-free life, between being much more energetic and being energetic all day lengthy and day-after-day, and simply actually taking your time to organize meals and to take a seat down and eat meals and actually have that social expertise that over there’s actually regular however over right here appears it, like, it actually solely occurs at holidays, so, yeah, that’s type of the distinction that I see from my expertise of being in America and being in Greece.

Katie: That is sensible. It makes me wanna transfer to Greece, too.

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This podcast is dropped at you by Wellnesse, my new private care firm that’s primarily based on the recipes I’ve been making at dwelling in my kitchen for many years. Many “clear” merchandise merely don’t work and that is why I’ve spent the final decade researching and perfecting recipes for merchandise that not solely get rid of poisonous chemical compounds however include substances that work higher than their standard alternate options and that nourish your physique from the surface in. I’m so excited to lastly share these merchandise with you and wished to inform you about our model new dry shampoo! It may be used varied methods. You may sprinkle it in clear hair so as to add quantity and to increase time between washes, sprinkle it in hair that has not been washed in a day or two to soak up oil or sweat and you’ll work in to paint handled hair to take care of color-treated hair by not having to clean as usually. It accommodates oil-absorbing kaolin clay and volume-boosting tapioca which work collectively to refresh hair on the roots. Lavender oil and cactus flower assist to steadiness scalp and strands’ pure pH. We even added hibiscus for wholesome hair progress. You may test it out and take a look at it at wellnesse.com and my tip is to seize a bundle to avoid wasting or subscribe and save as effectively!

I like that you just introduced up a pair occasions the thought of being in contact together with your meals and the way essential freshness is. And, I feel, that’s one factor actually we will and will be taught from within the U.S. is all of us have the flexibility to be extra in contact with our meals in a roundabout way, whether or not it’s rising sprouts in our kitchen or having a yard backyard or procuring at a farmers market. And, I feel, that’s a simple step that not solely makes meals way more scrumptious but additionally offers us that relationship with our meals. And I do know this was a driving drive for you guys as effectively. Are you able to clarify why freshness and single supply is so essential in relation to olive oil?

Tony: No, positively. It’s truly in my view by far an important factor. And, I feel, we talked about it the final time, however actually how we began our firm was actually simply sharing our household olive oil with household and mates after which creating an internet site the place our mates can go and purchase it. We by no means had the intent of beginning a enterprise, however that’s what it become. And we actually try to preserve that on the forefront as we speak. We do that firm as a result of we actually find it irresistible, and we love sharing our olive oil with folks. And, you already know, it’s a manner that we will type of offer you Greece in a bottle, I suppose.

That being mentioned, you already know, the primary most essential factor with an olive oil is getting it contemporary and getting it as quickly as doable after it has been harvested. And within the Northern Hemisphere, olive oil is harvested from about October to late February. We actually try to get it to our prospects as quickly as doable. And we don’t carry over tons and tons of oil after which promote it to shops the place it’d sit on a shelf for, you already know, who is aware of how lengthy beneath the sunshine, which damages the polyphenols and the chemical properties of the olive oil, which take away a few of the well being advantages. So the important thing in relation to getting an olive oil, you already know, whether or not it’s ours or one other olive oil, is, one, type of understanding your supply since you really need an natural oil.

As a result of, like we simply mentioned earlier, it is a fruit juice, and pesticides are, you already know, sprayed on olive timber identical to another fruit tree to provide extra olives and olive oil. So you actually wanna search for an natural supply that’s not doing that. In order that’s step one. After that, you already know, you actually wanna simply get it the freshest factor you may. Like with something, it’s finest to go proper to the supply. So when you can go on to an olive oil firm or, you already know, our olive oil firm or another one, whether or not it’s native, whether or not in California or from Europe, is admittedly simply going proper to the supply so you will get the perfect factor doable. As a result of, sadly, when it goes via the distribution strategy of getting on a retailer shelf, you’re including lots of time onto that entire strategy of getting off of a tree and turning it into oil and getting it in your kitchen counter.

Now, over in Europe, you actually don’t have that downside as a lot simply because that’s the place over 90% of the world’s olive oil comes from is true across the Mediterranean. So it’s very straightforward. However, you already know, coming over right here to the States and simply because, you already know, we’re so giant population-wise and folks do eat lots of it, you already know, the precise age of the oil type of will get misplaced in what individuals are shopping for, you already know, and so they’re actually not even…lots of people aren’t even enthusiastic about it. It’s not their fault. They didn’t actually know, “Hey, I ought to in all probability be getting the freshest stuff out there.”

It’s actually one thing that once we’re speaking to prospects or I’m on a podcast like this and simply attempting to inform folks I used to be like, “That’s the primary factor that you must be searching for.” And each bottle ought to have the harvest date or the manufacturing date of that product. If it doesn’t as a result of it’s not required to be on the bottle, I wouldn’t even contact it truthfully. So, simply actually attempting to get again to the supply of the place your meals is coming from.

Katie: Completely. And also you talked about you’ve got prospects who undergo these three-liter ones month-to-month, and we truly undergo a few these month-to-month as a result of it’s our most important cooking oil. However to that be aware, earlier than we transfer on, I wanna make sure that I point out, and I’ll put the hyperlinks within the present notes with the particular at wellnessmama.fm, however I do know you guys have, like, a particular deal for brand new subscribers, and that’s what we’ve executed as a result of then I don’t have to consider it, and we at all times have olive oil readily available. However are you able to speak about that?

Tony: Yeah. You already know, on our web site, you should buy our olive oil, you already know, simply everytime you need whether or not it’s, you already know, as soon as a month or as soon as each six months or every year or you are able to do our subscribe and save possibility as effectively. We try this. It simply makes it simpler so that you don’t run out, particularly when you type of know the way a lot you utilize. We’re very versatile with it. Individuals can get it delivered as soon as a month or each two months, each three months. These are the choices on the web site. In case you wanna do it each six months, simply shoot us an e mail. We are able to do it very simply. In order that’s, like, type of the profit to the client is hey, “I’ve at all times received my quantity of olive oil that I personally eat as a model.”

And we’re a really small firm. We plan on staying that manner as a result of we actually wish to give attention to high quality as a substitute of simply huge quantity. It helps us as a result of we do carry our olive oil over to the States quarterly. So, if we all know, “Hey, that is how a lot we’ve got coming in from people who find themselves regularly subscription,” it permits us to essentially type of guesstimate how a lot we have to carry over. The hyperlink you place in there, it offers prospects a couple of completely different choices of what they’ll order, however the low cost code that you’ve got is nice for something on our web site. So in the event that they do wanna get the massive three liter cans and even the smaller little journey packets that we’ve got, it’s just about…it’s good for something on there.

Katie: Wonderful. After which a pair, not essentially associated to olive oil, questions I like to ask for the top of interviews, the primary being if there’s a guide or various books which have had a dramatic influence in your life, and in that case, what they’re and why.

Tony: I’ve learn fairly a couple of completely different books, you already know, whether or not it involves, like, army sort books or finance books, well being, and health. I might say, like, the one guide that I type of at all times preserve at a forefront and I am going again to, I actually have, like, highlighters in there and tabs, could be a guide by John Romelo…Romaniello, sorry, I mispronounced his identify, referred to as “Engineering the Alpha.” It’s extra of a…geared in the direction of males. It’s type of a health guide, however it’s additionally, like, a life guide in my view. It type of breaks it down from an entire well being strategy to diet to coaching.

So I’ve learn lots of, like, wonderful books, however I might say that’s in all probability been essentially the most influential and the one which I am going again to in all probability, like, on a month-to-month foundation. You already know, I simply, like, learn little blurbs of it or, you already know, if I get to the place, “Hey, I gotta actually hit the health club laborious,” I am going again to, like, a few of the coaching in there. Yeah. I’ll say that’s in all probability positively essentially the most influential guide and continues to be. It’s not, like, I learn it one time, and it modified my life or something. However it’s one thing I simply return to fairly often.

Katie: That’s an important one. My husband likes that one as effectively. I’ll make sure that I hyperlink to that within the present notes, too. So possibly that’s an important present, for any girl listening, for the man in your life, when you’re attempting to, you already know, type of subtly get him on board with stuff, that may very well be a very good place to begin. After which lastly, is there any recommendation, it may very well be life recommendation, it doesn’t should be associated to well being, however it may be, that you just wish to depart with the viewers as we speak?

Tony: It’s in all probability the identical factor I mentioned final time however, like, transfer day-after-day and particularly stroll. You already know, like, I feel, we’ve actually gotten away from that. And the final time we talked, I used to be nonetheless on energetic responsibility earlier than I retired, however it’s one thing I began years in the past, and each morning, as quickly as I roll off the bed, like, I am going for a stroll, whether or not it’s 30 minutes or generally 60 minutes or generally I’m like, “I’m gonna stroll all the way in which to Effi’s home,” which is, like, two hours. Effi is my sister.

Yeah. I feel we’ve actually gotten away from that, and it’s one thing that type of has been a staple in my life. And I actually assume the remainder of my day is healthier due to it. I’ll normally comply with it up with, like, a fast little 10-minute, you already know, body weight sort exercise, push-ups, sit-ups, simply type of combine it up, no matter. Yeah. I simply assume, you already know, generally we get actually targeted on work and youngsters and simply all the opposite issues which can be concerned in life and don’t take just a little little bit of time very first thing within the morning to essentially dedicate to ourselves and simply begin the day like that.

Katie: Such nice recommendation. I do know I discussed it earlier than on the podcast, however one among my finest life suggestions may be very a lot according to that and can also be a free factor to do which is as quickly as doable after getting up, simply go exterior and hopefully train. However even when you can’t train, simply spend time on the market as quickly as doable after you get up and let the sunshine hit your pores and skin and your eyes. That results in so many helpful hormone cascades all through the day, together with issues that enhance sleep at night time. And to your level, it’s bonus factors if you are able to do it whereas strolling or shifting or yoga or no matter is your type of motion. I feel anytime we will stack wholesome habits like that, it will get us to well being sooner.

Tony: Undoubtedly.

Katie: Superior. Nicely, Tony, I admire a lot what you do. I needed to have you ever again on as a result of your olive oil is, like I mentioned, very a lot a each day a part of my life. And I do very a lot eat a liter per week at this level. I’m grateful for you and the sourcing that you just guys have and that it exhibits up in my home, and I don’t have to consider it. And for any of you guys listening, be sure to try the present notes at wellnessmama.fm to get that low cost code and determine methods to get the low cost as a result of that’s been wonderful for our household, and we use it for the whole lot. However, Tony, congratulations in your current engagement. Thanks for all that you just do and thanks for being right here once more.

Tony: Oh, my pleasure.

Katie: And thanks as at all times to all of you for listening and for sharing your most beneficial asset, your time, with each of us as we speak. We’re so grateful that you just did, and I hope that you’ll be a part of me once more on the subsequent episode of “The Wellness Mama Podcast.”

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