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Jul. 20, 2015

Olive Oil Polyphenols Reduce Bad Cholesterol and Plaque Formation

A new study reveals polyphenols in olive oil can reduce cardiovascular risks by decreasing bad cholesterol levels and atherogenicity.

Jun. 28, 2015

Tyrosol or Tyrosols: Greek Agency's Stance on Health Claim Comes Down to Semantics

A Greek agency's refusal to recognize tyrosol derivatives is based not on any scientific evidence, but on misguided wordplay.

Jun. 15, 2015

Researchers Explore Role of Olive Oil Phenols in Prevention of Neurodegenerative Diseases

A scientific review looks for ways phenols in extra virgin olive oil may prevent neurodegenerative diseases

Mar. 26, 2015

Index Predicts Antioxidant Activity of EVOO

Researchers investigated the relationship between certain chemical parameters of extra virgin olive oil and antioxidant activity.

Mar. 25, 2015

Expo Abounds with Quality Greek EVOO

At the Food Expo in Athens, efforts to produce high-quality EVOOs in the midst of economic crisis were finally paying off.

Feb. 19, 2015

EVOO Research Hits a Wall in Greece

Greece is in the midst of a brain drain that forces the brightest to seek work abroad. But it gets worse.

Feb. 18, 2015

Component in EVOO Kills Cancer Cells

Oleocanthal in EVOO causes a rupture of cancerous cells, releasing enzymes and causing cell death, without harming healthy cells.

Jan. 21, 2015

An Olive Oil 'Odyssey' at Winter Fancy Food

The olive oil association Sevitel organized a seminar on Greek olive oil at the Fancy Food Show that offered perspectives by a diverse panel of experts.

Dec. 11, 2014

Phenols in Extra Virgin Olive Oil Inhibit Colon Cancer Cell Growth

A recent study has shown phenolic extracts in EVOO have an antiproliferative effect on human colon cancer cells.

Dec. 1, 2014

Olive Oil Phenols Help Protect Bone Mass

Phenols in EVOO provide protection against cardiovascular disease, some cancers, and the aging process. They may also prevent the loss of bone mass.

Sep. 29, 2014

New Phenolic Compounds Unveiled at Harvard Conference

Speakers at "Mediterranean Diet and Workplace Health" highlighted the role of olive oil within the framework of a healthy diet.

Sep. 15, 2014

Student Isolates Phenolic Compound for Cancer Research

A senior at the University of Louisiana looking at the natural compounds of olive oil has made remarkable progress in the field of cancer research.

Sep. 8, 2014

Corfu Farmer Strikes Green Gold

A family on a Greek island not known for quality olive oil is breaking with tradition, while rediscovering a native variety high in phenols.

Aug. 18, 2014

IOC Seeks New Method to Measure EVOO Phenolics

The IOC's tender to define new testing methods for phenolic compounds for nutritional labeling claims is a watershed moment for olive oil quality.

Jul. 7, 2014

Breakfast with High-Phenol EVOO Reduces Inflammation Linked to Diabetes, Heart Disease

A new study shows that adding phenol-rich olive oil to breakfast successfully lowers the inflammation linked to metabolic syndrome.

Jul. 4, 2014

Study Reveals EVOO May Reduce DNA Damage from GMO Soybean

Scientists from the UK, Saudi Arabia and Egypt have shown that consumption of extra virgin olive oil can reduce the damaging effects associated with GM soybean.

Jun. 25, 2014

How The Olive Compound Hydroxytyrosol Helps Stop Infections

A compound found naturally in olives helps fight bacterial infections, according to an international patent application by Spanish scientists.

Jun. 24, 2014

How Expert Advice is Helping Catalonia’s Olive Oil Sector

IRTA olive oil expert Agustí Romero shares practical examples of helping improve olive oil marketing and quality.

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