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Apr. 16, 2021

Wild Edible Vegetables, a Hidden Gem of Greek Cuisine

Organic and always served with olive oil, wild veggies are a staple dish in Greece and a source of vitamins and nutrients.

Nov. 24, 2020

Lighten Up Thanksgiving With Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Substituting butter and other fats for extra virgin olive oil is a great way to lighten your holiday menu while adding fresh flavors to the classics.

Nov. 14, 2019

Healthy Foods Are More Environmentally Sustainable

A new study reveals a clear link between healthy food and environmental sustainability.

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Mar. 4, 2019

Ban on Trans Fats in NYC Restaurants Reduces Cardiovascular Risk

A recently published study found that overall trans fat levels had fallen by around 57 percent and people who frequently dined out benefited from a greater decrease of around 62 percent.

Aug. 28, 2018

Mediterranean Diet May Improve Teens' Grades

A new study shows the consumption of the Mediterranean diet is associated with higher scores in core school subjects and verbal skills in adolescents.

Jan. 10, 2018

Two Eateries in Italy Extolling the Magic of EVOO

Filodolio in Rome and Olivia in Florence turn out culinary creations inspired by fresh ingredients and Italian olive oil excellence.

Jul. 6, 2017

Researchers Conclude Frying With Olive Oil Is Safe

Researchers again debunked the belief that frying using olive oil is unsafe. Findings suggest that frying with olive oil is not more harmful than using other oils, and may even be the safer option.

Jun. 29, 2017

Research Suggests Fried Potatoes, Poor Eating Habits Reduce Lifespan

Researchers have found a link between increased mortality and frequent consumption of fried potato foods - but further research is required.

Jun. 15, 2017

Pasta Not as Fattening as Previously Thought

Pasta consumption relates to slimmer bodies, a new study found.

May. 6, 2017

Research Reveals Links Between Osteoarthritis and Animal Fat Consumption

Australian researchers have identified a link between saturated fat consumption and the likelihood of developing osteoarthritis -- the first time the relationship has directly been explored.

Apr. 6, 2017

Mediterranean Diet May Boost Sperm Quality

Spanish researchers find the benefits of the Mediterranean diet extend to male reproductive health.

Mar. 28, 2017

Asians Much More Interested in Eating Healthy Than Westerners

The East and West are worlds apart when it comes to healthy eating, an online survey found.

Feb. 8, 2017

Six-Step Guide to Following the Mediterranean Diet

A transition to a healthier diet is easier than you think. Here are six steps to get you started.

Dec. 22, 2011

Live Longer with the Mediterranean Diet

A Mediterranean style diet can add years to your life. The newest research showed that individuals who followed a Mediterranean diet had a 20 percent chance of living longer.

Dec. 19, 2011

Spanish Eating More Butter, Less Olive Oil

Butter consumption is increasing in Spain as people tighten belts and eat breakfast at home, instead of cafes. Meanwhile, sales of vegetable oils, particularly olive and sunflower oil, have fallen.

Dec. 15, 2011

Oldways Journalism Award Celebrates Mediterranean Diet

The award, from the nonprofit organization known for creating the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid, recognizes the important role of communications in changing the way people eat.

Nov. 30, 2011

Olive Oil For a Healthy Digestive System

A healthy body is based on a strong immune system. Toxins are everywhere- in the food we eat, the air we breathe, in the detergents we use, and in our everyday personal-care products.

Nov. 21, 2011

An Olive Oil Rich Diet is Better for the Heart

A Mediterranean style diet rich in monounsaturated fat from olive oil, avocadoes and nuts improves heart health even if the diet is not coupled with weight loss.

Nov. 17, 2011

What Has Fashion To Do With Olive Oil?

Anything that is timeless transcends trends and fashion, and is the most modern approach to life. Olive oil to me is God's gift to our planet.

Nov. 9, 2011

Olive Oil Finds Its Way in North India’s Kitchens

Olive oil appears to be making inroads in the kitchens of one of the most modern cities in North India, Chandigarh, where its use is rising in the traditional parantha.

Oct. 18, 2011

Pandolea Resumes "Bruschetta Tour"

Italy's National Association of Olive Oil Women will embark on its annual campaign to improve the eating habits of children, while drawing attention to olive oil fraud, said its president, Loriana Abbruzzetti.

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