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Apr. 17, 2012

Mediterranean Diet with Exercise Ideal for Metabolic Syndrome

The Mediterranean Diet coupled with physical activity results in weight loss and better quality of life for those with metabolic syndrome.

Mar. 29, 2012

Olive Oil, Beans and Fish Protect from Breast Cancer

According to a new study by Greek-Cypriot researchers, a diet rich in olive oil, vegetables, beans and fish can protect from breast cancer.

Mar. 27, 2012

Culinary Event Provides User’s Manual for Cretan Olive Oil

Students learned how olive oil is used in Cretan cuisine at the award-winning Biolea mill on the Astrikas estate in Kolymbari, Western Crete.

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.

Oct. 18, 2011

Mediterranean Diet Pyramid Gets a Makeover

The Mediterranean Diet Foundation updated the traditional Mediterranean Diet pyramid to reflect and adapt to today's lifestyle.

Sep. 15, 2011

Harvard Recommends Olive Oil in New Healthy Eating Guide

A new Harvard University "Healthy Eating Plate" departs from the USDA "MyPlate" guide by encouraging consumers to use olive, canola, and other plant oils in cooking, on salads, and at the table.

Sep. 6, 2011

Nuova Zona: Italian Zone Diet Says "Sì" to Olive Oil and Pasta

There’s a new diet on the market that’s similar to the Zone Diet invented in the U.S. but with a lot more flavor: pasta and olive oil is permitted.

Aug. 12, 2011

Lathera: A Winning Combination of Vegetables and Olive Oil

All Greeks have been raised on these simple to cook, but nutritionally complex dishes that remain a fundamental part of the Greek diet.

May. 23, 2011

Olive Oil Diet Reduces Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

A study in the scientific journal Diabetes Care showed that a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil reduces the risk of type II diabetes by almost 50 percent compared to a low fat diet.

May. 16, 2011

Popular Television Series Will Pitch Olive Oil to Kids in Spain

A new season of "Lazy Town" sponsored by the Interprofesional del Aceite de Oliva will promote olive oil as part of an overall emphasis on exercise and healthy eating.

May. 13, 2011

Tapping Hidden Value in Liquid Gold

Science and industry are finding new ways to capture and exploit the healthful properties of olive oil.

Apr. 27, 2011

Ready For Your Spanish Breakfast?

“Our goal is to see the Spanish Breakfast incorporated in the cuisine offered by catering establishments around the world." - Pedro Barato, Interprofesional del Aceite de Oliva Español

Apr. 7, 2011

Olive Oil Keeps the Heart Young

Mediterranean style diet rich in olive oil may be able to slow down the aging of the heart by reducing endothelial damage and dysfunction, new research shows.

Mar. 18, 2011

Two Tablespoons of High Quality Olive Oil Every Day Help Protect the Heart

Even modest daily doses of extra virgin olive oil may protect from atherosclerosis by reducing bad cholesterol.

Mar. 14, 2011

The Mediterranean Diet and Metabolic Syndrome

Dr. Antonis Pothoulakis says the recent "meta study" shows that a Mediterranean diet can improve each component of the metabolic syndrome group of risk factors.

Mar. 9, 2011

Diet with Olive Oil Can Reduce Heart Risks, and Weight, Research Shows

The first "meta analysis" confirmed the effects of olive oil and the Mediterranean diet on the risk factors that lead to heart disease.

Feb. 7, 2011

Promoting (Real) Greek Food to Culinary Tourists

Industry experts, journalists, and chefs from around the world gathered in Athens to discuss the importance of food and gastronomy in Greek tourism.

Dec. 22, 2010

The Mediterranean Diet Revisited

Thanks to an ever-growing body of evidence that it can prevent everything from heart disease to cancer, the Mediterranean diet sets a standard for long life and good health.