Articles about olive oil research
How EVOO Helps Prevent Colon Cancer
Researcher Mauro Maccarrone explains how active components in high-quality extra virgin olive oils help prevent colon cancer.
Olive Oil Improves Blood Lipid Profile, Reduces Risk of Heart Disease
Olive oil phenols can prevent chronic diseases but they diminish over time, a new report from the University of California at Davis has found.
Want Healthier Eggs? Feed Hens EVOO
Feeding hens a diet that includes polyphenol-rich EVOO could lead to eggs that have lower cholesterol content and a better fatty acid profile.
Index Predicts Antioxidant Activity of EVOO
Researchers investigated the relationship between certain chemical parameters of extra virgin olive oil and antioxidant activity.
EVOO Research Hits a Wall in Greece
Greece is in the midst of a brain drain that forces the brightest to seek work abroad. But it gets worse.
Linking Chemistry with Italian EVOO Origins
Chemical compounds in Italian olive oils depend on the olive variety and cultivation site, according to research promoted by Unaprol.
Researchers Trace Mediterranean Diet’s Origin to Ancient Greek Medicine
The Mediterranean diet may have been conceived by early doctors as a form of medicinal treatment.
Researchers Studying System for Controlled Olive Oil Distribution
A University of Florence team will analyze the effect of controlled conditions on olive oil chemistry and quality.
Calculating the Cost to Make 1 kg Olive Oil
The International Olive Council announced preliminary results of an international study to analyze the cost of producing one kilogram of olive oil.
Phenols in Extra Virgin Olive Oil Inhibit Colon Cancer Cell Growth
A recent study has shown phenolic extracts in EVOO have an antiproliferative effect on human colon cancer cells.
Project Uses Waste from Olive Oil Production to Power the Mill Itself
A European project is studying technology to convert waste from olive oil production to electricity.
International Foundation to Promote Mediterranean Diet
An international foundation will bring together multidisciplinary knowledge and expertise dedicated to the promotion of the Mediterranean diet.
Sydney Opera House Uses Olive Oil, Too
Olive oil is used to maintain the Sydney Opera House, as part of the landmark's environmental policy which includes green cleaning practices.