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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.

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.

Feb. 20, 2014

Virgin Olive Oil in Kit for Clean, Safe Births in Nigeria

Virgin olive oil is among the items in a mother’s delivery kit \sold in Nigeria to help save the lives of women and their babies.

Jan. 5, 2014

Berkeley Olive Grove EVOO Packs a Punch

Recent research shows one California extra virgin olive oil just might be among the world's healthiest.

Nov. 6, 2013

Olive Compounds Said to Enhance Healing Power of Human Stem Cells

A new patent application proposes adding olive polyphenols in wound treatments based on umbilical cord stem cells.

Nov. 5, 2013

Melgarejo’s Bid for Even Healthier Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Jaén’s Aceites Campoliva, makers of Melgarejo, seeks to otpimize the healthfulness of extra virgin olive oil.

Jun. 17, 2013

Replacing Some Carbs with Healthy Oils Can Slow Prostate Cancer

U.S. researchers find that men who consumed more vegetable fat had a lower risk of lethal prostate cancer.

Apr. 10, 2013

Olive Polyphenols May Affect Learning and Memory

Reseachers discovered that olive polyphenols may affect certain proteins in the brain involved in memory, learning and thinking.

Apr. 6, 2013

Hojiblanca Develops Olive Oil with Rosemary Extract Said to be Better for Frying

Antioxidant titans rosemary extract and virgin olive oil together reduce harmful acrylamides, Spanish researchers say.

Mar. 26, 2013

How Extra Virgin Olive Oil Can Protect from Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers say oleocanthal found in extra-virgin olive oil has the potential to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Mar. 18, 2013

Olive Oil May Help You Eat Less

A new study shows that olive oil increases feelings of fullness, which may result in consuming less calories overall.

Feb. 11, 2013

Extra Virgin Olive Oil a Potential Functional Food for Colitis

Researchers concluded that extra virgin olive oil and its polyphenol extracts could improve chronic colitis but also could be used as a functional food for this disease.

Feb. 10, 2013

Olive Oil Compound May Decrease Intestinal Damage in Cases of Ischemia

Olive oil derived compounds may help prevent intestinal ischemia and reperfusion associated organ damage.

Dec. 12, 2012

Top 5 Health Benefits of Olive Oil

Its effects are still not fully understood, yet some ways olive oil can preserve and improve human health have been firmly established.

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