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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.

Sep. 19, 2013

Patent Bid Showcases Oleocanthal’s Versatility

Researchers say Oleocanthal - the part of extra virgin olive oil that stings the throat - is a marketing opportunity yet to be tapped.

Sep. 9, 2013

Mediterranean Diet Good for the Brain

Higher adherence to the Mediterranean diet was associated with better cognitive function according to a new review.

Feb. 4, 2013

Olive Oil May Affect How Genes Function

A new study shows that olive oil consumption may change the way genes function, reducing cardiovascular risk.

Nov. 18, 2012

Important Minor Compounds in Olive Oil

The most important minor compounds of olive appear in low concentration, however they have a significant positive effect on human health.

Nov. 8, 2012

Researchers Say New Tool Measures Olive Oil 'Healthfulness'

The health benefits of a specific olive oil could be easier to assess with a new Greek system to measure the content of key compounds.

Sep. 25, 2012

New Twist on Traditional Olive Press

A Spanish company says it has developed a “breakthrough” for the ancient olive press resulting in olive oil higher in antioxidants.

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

El Picual

The findings of a study of the Picual variety determined that the organic extra virgin is of more nutritional value than the conventional oil.

Aug. 31, 2011

Adding Olive Oil Phenols to Seed Oils Reduces the Health Risks of Frying

Spanish researchers have developed a way of adding olive oil's phenolic compounds to oils made from seeds, such as sunflower oil, so they form fewer toxic compounds when fried with.

May. 13, 2011

Tapping Hidden Value in Liquid Gold

Science and industry are finding new ways to capture and exploit the healthful properties of olive oil.

Jan. 19, 2011

Maybe You Shouldn't Do Something About That Cough

Researchers revealed that sensor molecules, located in the human throat but not the mouth, attach to a chemical found in high-end olive oils causing the very noticeable sensation

Nov. 22, 2010

One Answer to Health Crisis in India

Lifestyle and diet changes are needed in India, where the world's second-largest population is facing a health crisis led by rising rates of heart disease and diabetes.

Oct. 4, 2010

Pitching an Extra Virgin Olive Oil for Kids

Spanish producer Vega Carabaña says its smooth, slightly fruity and aromatic extra virgin olive oil is just right for children as young as 6 months. The cute packaging doesn't hurt either.

Sep. 6, 2010

Berkeley Olive Grove: Old Ways in the New World

Ask Darro Grieco what makes his award-winning EVOO so good and he'll say it's the old Mission trees, dry farming and hand-harvesting. Are we still in California?

Jun. 30, 2010

EVOO Fights Heart Disease Changing How Genes Function

New research in the FASEB Journal suggests that the polyphenols in virgin olive oil modify the expression of atherosclerosis-related genes, leading to health benefits.