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Mar. 13, 2014

Greek Policy on Olive Oil Labeling in Disarray

Predictably, the flip-flopping on permitted health claims on olive oil labels in Greece stems from politics

Dec. 21, 2013

Greece Flip-Flops on EVOO Labeling

A late decision will allow producers to use oleocanthal and oleacein levels to justify health benefit claims of olive oil polyphenols.

May. 13, 2013

Olive Oil Beneficial for Elderly

Extra virgin olive oil reduced total cholesterol, but also increased HDL levels, also known as the "good" cholesterol, in a recent study.

Oct. 4, 2012

Terra Creta Organizes Conference

Visitors from 14 countries and 50 local farmers have signed up for the Terra Creta olive oil conference held in Hania, Crete, next week.

Feb. 23, 2012

Think Twice About Antioxidant Claims

One of few food label claims to survive a rigorous European review was the antioxidant effect of olive polyphenols, news that saw the olive extract sector surge. But nutrition expert John Finley counsels caution on such claims.

Jan. 30, 2012

Medical Congress: Olive Oil, Nutrition and Health

The occasion represented a unique opportunity to hear, from the mouths of the protagonists themselves, the latest advances linking the benefits of olive oil with health and nutrition.

Oct. 29, 2010

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Can Reduce Oxidative Stress

Researchers found extra virgin olive oil and hydrophilic fraction intake induced a significant increase in antioxidant enzyme activity and a decrease in markers of liver damage.

Jun. 11, 2010

Olive Oil Diet Reduces Aging at Cellular Level

A diet based on olive oil was found to cause less oxidative stress to the mitochondria in cells.