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.
Mar. 28, 2013 Opinions
Thank You, Preedy and Watson
Mar. 13, 2013 Europe
Encouraging Signs for Greek Olive Oil
Nov. 18, 2012 Health
Important Minor Compounds in Olive Oil
Oct. 25, 2012 Health
Olive Oil May Help Protect Skin from the Aging Effects of the Sun
Oct. 17, 2012 Europe
Agriculture Minister Sees Labeling Regulation as Good for Greek Olive Oil
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.