The Olive Wellness Institute is a science repository on the nutrition,
health and wellness benefits of olives and olive products, which is
all subject to extensive peer review.

What’s happening at the Institute

What’s happening at the Institute

The Olive Wellness Institute has had a busy 6 months following an exciting and well received launch period.

Here are some of our hot topics for the month. We’d love to hear your feedback on our work – please email

  1. Competition – Go in the draw to WIN a full registration and flights to the Nutrition Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting
  2. Release of our Cooking with EVOO leaflets – these are an excellent resource to help bust the myth that you cannot cook with Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  3. Are you a lecturer or do you provide health presentations? Find our evidence based presentations on EVOO here 

Fact of the month:

Hydroxytyrosol has a potent antioxidant activity – it has one of the highest know ORAC (oxygen radical absorbance capacity) results known for a natural antioxidant. (ORAC is a method used to determine the antioxidant capacity of a food or chemical substance).