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health and wellness benefits of olives and olive products, which is
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Are table olives good for ...

Are olives good for you?   We know that Extra Virgin Olive Oil is good for our health, but what about table olives? Are the whole olive fruits as good...

The efficacy of olive leaf ...

Article citation: Toulabi, T., Delfan, B., Rashidipour, M., Yarahmadi, S., Ravanshad, F., Javanbakht, A., Almasian, M. The efficacy of olive leaf extract on healing herpes simplex virus labialis: A randomized...

Heart Health and the Mediterranean ...

Heart disease is a serious condition and continues to be the leading cause of death in Australia with one person dying every 18 minutes of heart disease which equates to...

Q & A with OWI ...

Want to know more about some of our Olive Wellness Institute Experts? Learn how Dr. Kaddoumi became involved with olive research, and her greatest achievement to date below.   Name:...

The Mediterranean Diet

Olive oil is a main ingredient of the Mediterranean diet. But what exactly is the Mediterranean diet?   What is the Mediterranean diet? Simply put, the Mediterranean diet is the...

Adherence to the Mediterranean diet ...

Article citation: Gregg, JR, Zhang, X, Chapin, BF, Ward, JF, Kim, J, Davis, JW, Daniel, CR. Adherence to the Mediterranean diet and grade group progression in localized prostate cancer: An active surveillance cohort. Cancer. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.33182 Link to view/access: https://acsjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/cncr.33182

Inaugural Achievement Award Winner – ...

The Olive Wellness Institute Achievement Award is a new award this year. The award is an opportunity to recognise and celebrate olive science related research achievements of others and to...

Olive Oil For Healthy Hair ...

We all want shiny, healthy hair – and in Australia, in 2020, we spent around AU$12b on hair care products 1.   We know Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) is...

How to choose the best ...

Extra virgin olive oil is one of the healthiest oils we can keep in our pantry. The bioactive compounds found in extra virgin olive oil have been linked to good...

Investigating Whether the Mediterranean Dietary ...

Article citation:Mayr, H.L.; Kostjasyn, S.P.; Campbell, K.L.; Palmer, M.; Hickman, I.J. Investigating Whether the Mediterranean Dietary Pattern Is Integrated in Routine Dietetic Practice for Management of Chronic Conditions: A National...

11 Health Benefits of Extra ...

In this article we’re looking at the major health benefits of adding Extra Virgin Olive Oil to your diet, based on the latest scientific evidence.

Can I use olive oil ...

The ketogenic (also known as keto, or low carb-high fat) diet has been growing in popularity as a way to help with anything from weight loss to athletic performance.  One...