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.
Jan. 31, 2019
Illinois researchers discover nutrients from fatty fish, whole grains, nuts, seeds, fruits and vegetables work synergistically to enhance brain health.
Nov. 11, 2014
A new study shows that eating olive oil can expedite the healing of burn wounds.
Oct. 8, 2014
Europe has rejected the U.K.'s food labeling system, which it says unfairly discriminates against healthful foods like olive oil.
Aug. 28, 2014
Extra virgin olive oil, even when fried, can boost the health of diabetes patients.
Jul. 8, 2014
Researchers from Jaén are experimenting with supplementing olive oil with lutein, a substance with antioxidant activity that plays a role in eye health.
Jun. 25, 2014
A compound found naturally in olives helps fight bacterial infections, according to an international patent application by Spanish scientists.
May. 19, 2014
A new study shows that olive oil may protect against the adverse vascular effects of exposure to air pollution particles.
Apr. 1, 2014
A New Zealand company is seeking an international patent for an olive leaf extract it says can help prevent or manage insulin sensitivity.