Schoolchildren Celebrate ‘Andalusia Day’ with Traditional Breakfast of Toast and Olive Oil

In celebration of Andalucía Day, the region distributes thousands of bottles of olive oil to schools, encouraging children to eat one of Spain’s most traditional breakfast dishes, toast with olive oil.

Schools in Jaén Celebrate ‘Olive Oil Week’

Schools across Jaén were united to celebrate Olive Oil Week, part of the second annual Fiesta del Primer Aceite de la Cosecha, which officially kicks off the harvest season.
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Mediterranean Diet Protective Against Obesity in Children

A recent study in eight European countries has shown that children who consume a Mediterranean diet were less likely to be overweight.

Olive Oil Works Wonders for Babies

Doctors in Italy recommend using olive oil in solids for babies that are being weaned off breast milk, due to the many common health benefits.
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Rome Journal: Teaching Kids About Healthy Eating

The importance of healthy eating from a young age is seen as a necessity in Italian culture. Italy is one of the healthiest countries in the world and the key lies in the education of healthy eating at a young age.

Students in Crete Learn About Olives

A new initiative in Crete teaches young students to love olive trees and appreciate the benefits of olive oil
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Getting Kids to Like EVOO

One of the best dietary fats is extra virgin olive oil. Here are a few ways to get your finicky eaters to like the taste of EVOO.

Call to Promote Olive Oil in Europe’s Schools

European schoolchildren could be given subsidized olive oil if a proposal from Spanish Members of the European Parliament goes ahead.