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Feb. 16, 2017

3 Spanish Chefs Who Are Ambassadors of Olive Oil

Acclaimed Andalusian chefs are not just winning prizes by using extra virgin olive oils in their dishes. They're showing other chefs and locals the power of the product, and they say it's just the beginning.

Feb. 16, 2017

A Gin Made With Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Ettore Pacilli manages a wine bar which offers 130 brands of gin. He created a new disitillate from grain, botanicals and monovarietal Peranzana to add to his collection and mix it in original cocktail recipes.

Feb. 15, 2017

U.K. Campaign Against Charred Foods Casts Light on Benefits of the Mediterranean Lifestyle

A U.K. public health campaign aims to increase awareness of the risks of consuming browned food. This latest proclamation and vocal criticism from its opponents have cast renewed focus on the foods and diets known to mitigate cancer risk.

Jan. 5, 2017

Foodie Theme Park to Open in Italy Next Fall

Eataly World aims to bring foodies together to eat shop and learn. Two thousand businesses will be represented at the €100-million theme park that is expected to create 700 jobs onsite.

Jan. 4, 2017

Cooking School in Spain Aims to Promote EVOO Usage and Benefits

The Extra Virgin Olive Oil International Cooking Academy aims to promote the Mediterranean diet and the biological benefits of cooking with EVOO.

Dec. 29, 2016

Ladner to Leave 'Del Posto' for Take-Out Pasta Venture

The celebrated New York chef, Mark Ladner announced he would be leaving his post as executive chef at the four-star Del Posto restaurant to dedicate himself to the launch of his quick-serve Pasta Flyer restaurant.

Dec. 21, 2016

'Top Chefs' Turn to Olive Oil in New Ways

Olive oil powder, olive oil ice cream and olive oil-based vinaigrette, are just some of the ways innovative chefs on the hit show feature olive oil as an outstanding ingredient in the culinary creations.

Dec. 2, 2016

Replacing Saturated Fat with Mediterranean Diet Foods Lowers Heart Risk

A Harvard study found that the exchange of one percent of the saturated fat in a diet with healthful food can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Nov. 26, 2016

An Olive a Day: 7 Ways to Liven Your Week

Olives are not only a delicious fruit they are also packed with healthful benefits. There are hundreds of varieties and just as many ways to incorporate them into your diet.

Nov. 18, 2016

Olive Oil Makes Thanksgiving Dishes Soar

Olive oil provides a healthful and tasteful solution to creating dishes that are tasty and more healthy than all that butter.

Nov. 15, 2016

The Mediterranean Diet on a Budget

Reaping the benefits of one of the world's healthiest regimens doesn't need to break the bank.

Aug. 25, 2016

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Better for Frying Fish

Researchers found that the cooking oil we choose determines the generation of toxic compounds during frying, "which can have a great influence on food safety and human health.”

Aug. 15, 2016

Social Status, Fashion Drive Consumer Food Choices

As food has become a symbol of social status, it has allowed marketers to attract customers as what was merely functional is now also fashionable.

Aug. 15, 2016

The Last Charcoal Man of Seville

Years ago, Spanish cities had a store in every neighborhood. José Luis Aguilar is the last charcoal merchant in Seville.

Aug. 10, 2016

Waste Not: Novel Application of Olive Mill Waste as Food Antioxidant

Researchers found that the discoloration and oxidation of meat patties were significantly delayed when they were treated with olive waste extract.

Jul. 25, 2016

Internet-Based Nutritional Guidance Encourages Healthier Eating

A recent study shows that personalized, Internet-based nutritional advice is a more effective method for improving adherence to a healthier diet than general dietary guidance.

Jul. 14, 2016

Ten Foods That Can Lower Your Blood Pressure

Certain foods are especially valuable for fighting high blood pressure. Here are ten that have been shown to be particularly effective.

Jul. 3, 2016

Curb Hunger: Add Good Fats to Your Diet

While all fats have the potential to curb appetites, attention should be made to what is termed 'good' or 'healthy fat' as opposed to bad or unhealthy ones. 

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