olive oil research


Researchers Explore Role of Olive Oil Phenols in Prevention of Neurodegenerative Diseases

A scientific review looks for ways phenols in extra virgin olive oil may prevent neurodegenerative diseases

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.

Designing Sensors to Mimic Human Sensory Analysis of Olive Oil

Researchers are working on designing sensors to mimic the role of human sensory perceptions in the evaluation of olive oil.

How EVOO Helps Prevent Colon Cancer

Researcher Mauro Maccarrone explains how active components in high-quality extra virgin olive oils help prevent colon cancer.
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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.

Index Predicts Antioxidant Activity of EVOO

Researchers investigated the relationship between certain chemical parameters of extra virgin olive oil and antioxidant activity.
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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.