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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.

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.

Sep. 2, 2010

On Nutella, Olive Oil and Obesity

The recent Nutella affair provoked scandal and outrage in Italy, while the UNESCO decision enshrining olive oil was met with understated pride. What's going on here?

Aug. 23, 2010

UNESCO 'Cultural Heritage List' to Include Mediterranean Diet

The Intangible Cultural List was started in 2003 and now comprises some 166 entries, including Croatian Lace Making, Argentinean Tango and Tibetan Opera.

Jun. 26, 2010

Experts Urge EU to Recognize Olive Oil Benefits

International business and medical experts meet to discuss health benefits of olive oil unrecognized by the European Union.

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