Apr. 17, 2012
The Mediterranean Diet coupled with physical activity results in weight loss and better quality of life for those with metabolic syndrome.
Mar. 29, 2012
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
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
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.
Sep. 15, 2011
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
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
All Greeks have been raised on these simple to cook, but nutritionally complex dishes that remain a fundamental part of the Greek diet.
May. 16, 2011
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.
Mar. 18, 2011
Even modest daily doses of extra virgin olive oil may protect from atherosclerosis by reducing bad cholesterol.
Mar. 9, 2011
The first "meta analysis" confirmed the effects of olive oil and the Mediterranean diet on the risk factors that lead to heart disease.