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May. 9, 2022

Childhood Obesity on the Rise in Spain as Adherence to Med Diet Falls

A report by Save the Children highlights Spain's childhood obesity crisis and the rapid decline of the Mediterranean diet. The charity calls for urgent government action.

Feb. 10, 2022

Mediterranean Diet Might Mitigate ADHD in Children, Study Suggests

Researchers believe the combination of healthy fats characteristic of the Mediterranean diet improves brain health and lowers the risk of developing ADHD.

Dec. 16, 2021

Mediterranean Diet May Help Protect Newborns from Leading Cause of Mortality, Study Suggests

Pregnant women at risk of the Small for Gestational Age condition were less likely to have newborns suffer from the condition after following the Mediterranean diet.

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Sep. 29, 2021

Mediterranean Diet Linked With Long-Term Health Benefits for Teenagers

Adolescents who consumed food items of the Mediterranean diet had higher levels of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties in their blood serum.

May. 31, 2018

Med Diet Loses Ground Where it Started

New research suggests that an 'American-style' diet is moving in, and it may be here to stay.

Nov. 1, 2017

On Olive Oil and Life in a Room Full of Kids

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

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Jan. 12, 2015

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.

Dec. 4, 2014

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.

Apr. 17, 2013

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

Nov. 28, 2012

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.

Nov. 5, 2012

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.

Aug. 10, 2012

Olive Oil 'Workshops' for Disadvantaged Children in Spain

Workshops organized by the ‘La Caixa’ Foundation were held throughout June and July to introduce the world of olive oil to disadvantaged children.

Feb. 20, 2012

Cartoon Teaches Children in Spain Olive Oil is a Fruit Juice

A new cartoon titled 'Piqui and Mandy: The World of Olive Oils', has been created in Spain to facilitate ongoing education on olive oil grades and production.

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