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Feb. 25, 2019

Mapping the Polyphenols of Greek EVOOs for Healthy Aging

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

Auburn University Raising Money for Olive Oil and Alzheimer's Research

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

Key Nutrients in Mediterranean Diet Linked to Healthy Brain Aging

Illinois researchers discover nutrients from fatty fish, whole grains, nuts, seeds, fruits and vegetables work synergistically to enhance brain health.

Jan. 27, 2015

Grab Your Favorite EVOO, Rinse, Repeat

"Oil pulling" believers credit the practice of swishing oil with a range of benefits, from whiter teeth to increased energy and healthier skin.

Jan. 12, 2015

Add Olive Oil to Your Skin

Just like olive oil is a healthy part of your diet, it’s also a worthy addition to your skin care routine.

Nov. 11, 2014

Olive Oil Accelerates Wound Healing in Burn Patients

A new study shows that eating olive oil can expedite the healing of burn wounds.

Oct. 14, 2014

Mediterranean Diet Can Reverse Metabolic Syndrome

A new study finds that following a Mediterranean diet can reverse metabolic syndrome, which afflicts up to 25 percent of adults.

Oct. 8, 2014

EU Rejects UK’s 'Traffic Light' Nutritional Labeling

Europe has rejected the U.K.'s food labeling system, which it says unfairly discriminates against healthful foods like olive oil.

Aug. 28, 2014

Fried EVOO a Super Food for Some Women with Diabetes

Extra virgin olive oil, even when fried, can boost the health of diabetes patients.

Jul. 29, 2014

Cereal for Breakfast? Pass the EVOO

Some high-profile culinary professionals have been topping their breakfast cereals with extra virgin olive oil.

Jul. 8, 2014

Researchers Give Olive Oil Antioxidant Kick for Eye Health

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

How The Olive Compound Hydroxytyrosol Helps Stop Infections

A compound found naturally in olives helps fight bacterial infections, according to an international patent application by Spanish scientists.

May. 20, 2014

Panel Rejects Health Claim for Olive Leaf Extract

There is not enough evidence to back a claim that olive leaf water extract boosts glucose tolerance, a European Food Safety Authority panel has found.

May. 19, 2014

Too Much Pollution Where you Live? Olive Oil Might Help

A new study shows that olive oil may protect against the adverse vascular effects of exposure to air pollution particles.

May. 13, 2014

Formidable Fat: The Plant-Based Olive Oil Diet

Brown University researcher Dr. Mary Flynn says her advocacy of a plant-based, olive oil diet was at one time considered outrageous.

Apr. 1, 2014

Patent Applicant Claims Olive Polyphenols Help Blood Sugar Control

A New Zealand company is seeking an international patent for an olive leaf extract it says can help prevent or manage insulin sensitivity.

Mar. 25, 2014

New Heart-Health Push from Carbonell

Deoleo has a new health pitch in Spain with a spot for its Carbonell brand olive oil that highlights cholesterol control.

Feb. 26, 2014

The FDA’s Take on the Benefits of Olive Oil

The qualified health claim states that 2 tablespoons of olive oil every day may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.

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