Jun. 6, 2022
Atsas started as a farm ion deteriorated land in the island’s buffer zone, and evolved into a leading olive oil producer in less than a decade.
Mar. 23, 2022
In a small study, early-stage leukemia patients who consumed olive oil high in oleocanthal and oleacin experienced a decrease in the number of cancerous cells.
Jan. 17, 2022
New research finds that following a high-polyphenol, low meat intake variation of the MedDiet can protect the brain from inflammation and slow down age-related brain atrophy.
Nov. 16, 2021
Researchers found virgin olive oils high in polyphenols lowered the risk of contamination from common food-borne pathogens by up to 90 percent.
May. 21, 2021
The research also demonstrated that extra virgin olive oil did not reduce the damage inflicted by high-fat diets on mice with fatty liver disease.
May. 13, 2021
Andrea del Saz Lara is one of four recipients of the International Olive Council's research scholarships. She will investigate the effect of hydroxytyrosol on epigenomes and microRNA.
May. 3, 2021
Olive oil, the most distinctive attribute of the Mediterranean diet, is associated with many health benefits including protection against acute and chronic inflammation.
Apr. 5, 2021
Nutrition could become a useful tool for physicians trying to mitigate the impacts of neurodegenerative diseases, according to researchers.
Mar. 29, 2021
Frying with olive pomace oil may be healthier than other cooking oils.
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.
Sep. 5, 2019
Researchers found that polyphenols are exchanged between vegetables and olive oil during the sofrito preparation, becoming more accessible and easier to absorb after this type of preparation.
Sep. 2, 2019
An independent report commissioned by the Australian government recommended that olive oil's health star rating should not be improved due to its saturated fat content. Opponents said the report misses the bigger health picture.
Aug. 28, 2019
A new study found that tyrosol delayed neurodegeneration and contributed to a longer lifespan in worms by reducing oxidative stress and inducing the expression of different protective genes.
Aug. 1, 2019
Elenolide, a known antihypertensive agent, was found in 80 percent of extra virgin olive oil samples analyzed over a span of eight years.
Feb. 25, 2019
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.
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.