Jeanne Calment, who lived to be 121, credited one thing for her long life: olive oil. Olive oil enthusiasts and experts Alice Alech and Cecile Le Galliard join forces in this complete guidebook detailing the amazing, almost miraculous, health benefits of olive oil. From slowing the effects of Alzheimer´s to building healthy bones, olive oil is unrivaled in its natural goodness. With detailed research from doctors and nutritionists around the globe, The 7 Wonders of Olive Oil reveals seven amazing health benefits of olive oil, the role olive oil plays in the Mediterranean diet, and tips for cooking with, buying, and storing the green nectar. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Nicole Parks. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/087197/bk_acx0_087197_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Whimsical, beautiful embroidery motifs created by an avid gardener-stitch roses, bees, or whole garden scenes. Kazuko Aoki has a unique talent for translating the beauty of the garden with needle and thread. By offering forty motifs, Aoki invites us to explore her gardens through embroidery. The forty motifs explore the roses and wildflowers that appear season to season, as well as the bees and butterflies that enjoy their nectar. The designs here are exquisite, detailed, and artfullly rendered. Beyond the motifs themselves, Aoki also presents projects that feature the embroidery: brooches, notebook covers, pin cushions, and pouches. For those new to embroidery, detailed how-to illustrations are included.