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Aug. 26, 2022

Olive Center Expands Olive Oil Education to Adolescents and Children

The goal of the program is to teach children how to identify common defects and learn how to cook with olive oil from a young age.

Jul. 13, 2022

Consuming EVOO Results in More Polyphenols in Breast Milk, Study Finds

The study is reportedly the first to evaluate the possible vertical transmission of polyphenols to the offspring of laboratory rats fed extra virgin olive oil during pregnancy and lactation.

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.

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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.

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.

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Nov. 16, 2015

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.

Jan. 29, 2015

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.

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.

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