Mediterranean Diet with Extra Virgin Olive Oil Lowers Risk of Breast Cancer

The results, based on the long-term follow-up of 4,282 women, add to the benefits of consuming extra virgin olive oil and the Mediterranean diet.

Tyrosol or Tyrosols: Greek Agency’s Stance on Health Claim Comes Down to Semantics

A Greek agency's refusal to recognize tyrosol derivatives is based not on any scientific evidence, but on misguided wordplay.
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An International Society for Oleocanthal

Experts from the worlds of science, academia, gastronomy and media established the society to foster research on a key component of olive oil.

Researcher to Share Details of ‘Thrilling Discovery’

Gary Beauchamp, director of the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia, will be in Spain to discuss his well-known discovery of the oleocanthal molecule.
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New Phenolic Compounds Unveiled at Harvard Conference

Speakers at "Mediterranean Diet and Workplace Health" highlighted the role of olive oil within the framework of a healthy diet.

Student Isolates Phenolic Compound for Cancer Research

A senior at the University of Louisiana looking at the natural compounds of olive oil has made remarkable progress in the field of cancer research.
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Corfu Farmer Strikes Green Gold

A family on a Greek island not known for quality olive oil is breaking with tradition, while rediscovering a native variety high in phenols.

IOC Seeks New Method to Measure EVOO Phenolics

The IOC's tender to define new testing methods for phenolic compounds for nutritional labeling claims is a watershed moment for olive oil quality.