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Top 10 tips for following ...

The Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest diets in the world – there is a large body of evidence linking it to everything from reduced risk of heart disease...

How is extra virgin olive ...

Olive growers and producers here in Australia are gearing up to prepare for or begin this year’s harvest.  This means over the coming months, olives around Australia will be picked...

Extra virgin olive oil vs ...

Sunflower oil is a commonly used cooking oil, due to its low cost and neutral taste.  But how does it compare to extra virgin olive oil, especially when it comes...

Embracing a healthy start – ...

With the new year upon us, it is the time that many people are eager to make lifestyle changes to improve their health, and nutrition and diet is often the...

The top 5 benefits of ...

Many health professionals (and members of the public) have a good understanding of the benefits of extra virgin olive oil, but less is known about the humble table olive.  Table...

Unlocking the potential: the Mediterranean ...

November is World Diabetes Awareness Month, and with approximately 537 million adults living with the condition worldwide1, it’s an important reminder of how this risk can be reduced with lifestyle...

The Mediterranean diet and extra ...

Women face a variety of health challenges across the lifespan – with some conditions unique to them and others disproportionately affecting them when compared to men.  Good nutrition can assist...

Storage and shelf life of ...

Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) is well known for its many health benefits – from chronic disease prevention through to general wellbeing1, but many people are surprised to learn that...

Can you cook with extra ...

Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) is widely considered to be one of the healthiest culinary oils, however there is a common misconception about its suitability for cooking. Many people believe...

Extra virgin olive oil vs ...

Canola oil is often heralded as one of the healthier and more stable oils to cook with due to its high smoke point and low levels of saturated fats, but...

The history of olive oil: ...

Extra virgin olive oil is one of the oldest and most widely used oils in the world. It has a rich history that dates back to ancient Greece and has...

Top 5 ways to incorporate ...

Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) is widely recognised as one of the world’s healthiest oils.  In fact, people tend to live longer and healthier lives in regions where EVOO is...