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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.

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.

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