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Taste Panel App Digitizes Sensory Analyses

A new app promises to increase the accuracy, security and sustainability of olive oil taste testing.

Rome Event to Launch Seventh ‘Flos Olei’ Guide

Marco Oreggia's guide will be presented November 28 within a program of tastings and cooking classes. This year for the first time Spain topped Italy on the “Best 20” list.
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Schools in Jaén Celebrate ‘Olive Oil Week’

Schools across Jaén were united to celebrate Olive Oil Week, part of the second annual Fiesta del Primer Aceite de la Cosecha, which officially kicks off the harvest season.
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Mediterranean Diet Associated with a Larger Brain

Those who adhered to a Mediterranean diet, Columbia researchers found, showed less brain atrophy associated with cognitive decline.

Unsaturated Fats and Whole Grain Carbohydrates Associated with Lower CHD Risk

Replacing saturated fats and refined carbohydrates with unsaturated fats such as olive oil and whole grain carbohydrates may help lower risk of heart disease.

Olive Oil-Enriched Diet During Pregnancy Can Benefit the Unborn Through Adulthood

A recent study suggests a diet rich in olive oil can have a positive effect on the development of the unborn child and may also be beneficial through her adult life.