Feb. 25, 2019
Extra virgin olive oils from Crete were found to contain the highest polyphenols load. Two-phase processing was also found to better preserves phenols in olive oil.
Feb. 19, 2019
Researchers at Auburn University have found that a compound in extra virgin olive oil might be valuable for helping prevent or slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
Apr. 12, 2018
Greek Parliament members criticized an EU decision that allows the use synthetic hydroxytyrosol as a seed oil additive.
Jun. 21, 2017
Boundary Bend claimed in a press release that its California blend was declared the "world's healthiest olive oil" at a competition in Spain. Scientists caution, however, that such a distinction is premature and, at worst, misguided.
Jun. 21, 2017
A study concluded that oleocanthal administered as a pure entity was effective. The focus has now turned to developing a dietary supplement.
Feb. 12, 2016
Compounds in extra virgin olive oil inhibit key proinflammatory molecules involved in the development and progression of aggressive brain cancer.
Sep. 17, 2015
The results, based on the long-term follow-up of 4,282 women, add to the benefits of consuming extra virgin olive oil and the Mediterranean diet.
Jun. 28, 2015
A Greek agency's refusal to recognize tyrosol derivatives is based not on any scientific evidence, but on misguided wordplay.
Nov. 17, 2014
Gary Beauchamp, director of the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia, will be in Spain to discuss his well-known discovery of the oleocanthal molecule.
Sep. 29, 2014
Speakers at "Mediterranean Diet and Workplace Health" highlighted the role of olive oil within the framework of a healthy diet.