by Giannakos Estate July 07, 2016 3 min read 0 Comments
The struggle fought between eating tasty and healthy food has left far too many casualties. Just like you, we're tired of eating health food that makes us gag. Like you, we're tired of eating a tasty dish that wipes our bodies out of commission for days afterwards. It is a senseless massacre of bodily organs and palates that, though pursued with noble intentions, must come to an end.
Ilias and Sons have whipped together a unique infusion that not only brings that struggle to an end- it leaves the body and taste buds wanting more. We present to you - Black Garlic-Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO).
Our Black Garlic EVOO is a unique culinary invention that's loaded with flavor and dripping with health perks. Foodies across nations know that EVOO and Black Garlic carry tastes that mesmerize anyone's taste buds. That's why people add garlic and EVOO to all kinds of meals - because they make food taste amazing. I can't tell you how many times I've heard somebody say under their breath at a restaurant "Needs more garlic" or "Not enough EVOO". That's why infusing garlic and EVOO together was a no-brainer: they're missing from so many meals anyways, why not sell the two in a bottle and make it easier?
We came across black garlic when researching other super foods like our EVOO. Once we learned about how tasty and healthy the herb was, we decided to try mixing the two super foods together. One taste revealed the two super foods were a must-mix - and that we needed to make ALOT more. Our friends and family agreed, and so did our friends at Organic Box. In fact they loved it so much that word got around. With time our EVOO experiment became a best sellerat several Ottawa vendors.
Aside from tasting awesome, Black Garlic protects against cancer, cholesterol, disease, and infection. The fermented garlic is also ripe with vitamins.
Through being fermented for a month long, Black Garlic has much higher concentrations of the compound S-allycystein (a natural part of fresh garlic that stems from the amino acid cystein) than regular garlic. Healthmad.com reports that the compound is responsible for lowering cholesterol and the risk of cancer.
A Japanese study completed in 2007 suggests that the use of black garlic can reduce the size of tumours found on laboratory mice. However, there's still a lack of evidence to confirm that the same effect occurs on humans.
Black garlic has antifungal, antimicrobial and antibiotic agents within it's active ingredient allicin. S-allycystein has been proven to help the body absorb accilin faster, in turn helping to bolster protection from infection.
Traditional garlic is loaded with antioxidants. And black garlic has twice as much! According to OrganicAuthority.com, antioxidants fend off disease from attacking the body's cells, and may even slow down the aging process. Because black garlic has so many antioxidants, the abundance helps protect against free radical cell damage that can cause Alzheimers, heart disease, circulatory damage and rheumatoid arthritis.
Black garlic is loaded with tons of vitamins including:
For those reasons and more, our Black-Garlic elixir leaves those who indulge feeling revitalized, living better, and craving more. When you're ready, have a taste by visiting our online store.
by Giannakos Estate February 23, 2023 2 min read 0 Comments
by Giannakos Estate December 21, 2022 3 min read 0 Comments
by Giannakos Estate July 24, 2022 4 min read 0 Comments
Sign up for our newsletter to learn about releases, exclusive deals and more!