children

On Olive Oil and Life in a Room Full of Kids

Olive Oil Times writer and EVOO expert Ylenia Granitto goes back to school.

Restaurant Kids’ Menus Still Not Healthy

A study conducted by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health found lots of calories, saturated fat, sodium, and sugar in menu offerings for children, despite restaurant owners' pledges to improve the nutritional quality of kids' menus.
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Tradition Breeds Better Nutrition in Italian Children

To improve the eating habits of Italian kids, sommelier Nicola Di Noia offers seminars for children on the secrets of extra virgin olive oil.

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.
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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.

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.
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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.

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.