Mar. 6, 2020
New research confirms the key components in extra virgin olive oil survive temperatures used in most domestic cooking.
Feb. 26, 2020
Research on the antibacterial activity of olive varieties grown in southern Italy shows promise for natural treatments against E. coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Feb. 3, 2020
Research carried out at the University of Naples Federico II shows that extra virgin olive oil can be added to the Italian-style artisanal ice cream as a functional ingredient.
Jan. 10, 2020
A recent study from Turkey appears to confirm earlier reports that olive leaf extract could be beneficial for the prevention and treatment of Type 2 diabetes.
Dec. 11, 2019
Tests on lab mice demonstrated that extra virgin olive oil delays the onset of cognitive impairment and dementia.
Oct. 29, 2019
A team at Manchester Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom are working to advance research on the Mediterranean diet and other healthy diets that promote healthy gut bacteria.
Nov. 30, 2018
A new machine to improve yield fits into the standard olive oil production line, demonstrating that technology has a role in the development of the sector.
Apr. 12, 2018
Greek Parliament members criticized an EU decision that allows the use synthetic hydroxytyrosol as a seed oil additive.
Nov. 27, 2017
A study found a positive relationship between altitude and levels of CoQ10, tocopherols and phenolic compounds.
Oct. 9, 2017
A study in Italy revealed that phenols can be used as antioxidants in raw and cooked fresh pork sausages, preventing lipid oxidation and in limiting the oxidative degradation of cholesterol.
Sep. 1, 2017
Small daily portions of dark chocolate with added natural polyphenols from extra virgin olive oil was associated with an improved cardiovascular risk profile, researchers found.
Apr. 21, 2016
Treatment of osteoblasts or bone-forming cells with extra virgin live oil phenols increased the number of cells by 11 to 16 percent.
Feb. 12, 2016
Researchers investigated the effect of temperature on the stability of phenolic compounds in virgin olive oil during long-term storage.