Articles about olive oil research
Researchers Recover Forgotten Olive Varieties in Spain
Researchers are working to characterize local olive specimens and recover rare olive varieties in Galicia.
EU Funding to Boost Consumer Confidence in Olive Oil Quality
Increasing consumer and market confidence in olive oil quality is one of the desired impacts of a proposed fund.
Researchers Give Olive Oil Antioxidant Kick for Eye Health
Researchers from Jaén are experimenting with supplementing olive oil with lutein, a substance with antioxidant activity that plays a role in eye health.
Study Reveals EVOO May Reduce DNA Damage from GMO Soybean
Scientists from the UK, Saudi Arabia and Egypt have shown that consumption of extra virgin olive oil can reduce the damaging effects associated with GM soybean.
How The Olive Compound Hydroxytyrosol Helps Stop Infections
A compound found naturally in olives helps fight bacterial infections, according to an international patent application by Spanish scientists.
More Beauty Products Harness the Selling-Power of Olive Oil
Olive oil, once a rarity relegated to an occasional olive oil soap, has now become a premium ingredient in a growing range of beauty products.
An Extra Virgin Olive Oil Handbook
The Extra Virgin Olive Oil Handbook edited by Claudio Peri is a welcome resource for anyone who has been following the olive oil quality conversation
Soil May Have Most Impact on Certain Olive Oil Phytosterol Levels
A new study shows that soil quality may impact steryl glucoside levels in olive oils more than olive cultivar or farming methods.
Sonoma Course Explores The Intricacies of Olive Oil
A one-day short course offered by the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) will give students a chance to learn from the masters.
Most EVOOs Score Well in New Test for Phenolic Compounds
Half of the EVOOs bought at supermarkets and local stores have an excellent phenolic profile, according to a test using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.
The Next Revolution in Olive Oil Production
A dramatic decrease in time and energy needed in the mill is likely to be the next big change in olive oil production, one expert predicts.
Chemists Recognize Australian Lab’s Mailer
Olive oil experts gathered at the annual meeting and expo of the American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS) in San Antonio.
Formidable Fat: The Plant-Based Olive Oil Diet
Brown University researcher Dr. Mary Flynn says her advocacy of a plant-based, olive oil diet was at one time considered outrageous.