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Join Dietitian Joel Feren (aka The Nutrition Guy) to learn more about cooking vegetables with Extra Virgin Olive Oil in this video from the Olive Wellness Institute, in partnership with Nutrition Australia.
Join Dietitian Joel Feren (aka The Nutrition Guy) as he explains the differences between olive oil, and extra virgin olive oil in this video from the Olive Wellness Institute, in partnership with Nutrition Australia.
Join Steph Geddes, a Registered Nutritionist, as she discusses the taste profile of extra virgin olive oil in this video from the Olive Wellness Institute, in partnership with Nutrition Australia.
Join Steph Geddes, Registered Nutritionist, to learn more about the safety of cooking with Extra Virgin Olive Oil in this video from the Olive Wellness Institute, in partnership with Nutrition Australia.
Amongst health professionals, extra virgin olive oil is well known for its health benefits – however less is known about the journey of growing olive trees through to producing high quality extra virgin olive oil, and how important the process is for the resultant taste, quality, and healthfulness of the oil. In this free webinar, […]
Women’s health needs vary widely between individuals and at different life stages. But one common theme is the need for good nutrition. The Mediterranean Diet, and extra virgin olive oil have been shown to assist with health issues ranging from general wellbeing through to reproductive concerns. In this webinar, Accredited Practising Dietitian Susie Burrell will […]
The evidence linking mental health and diet has grown steadily over the last few years, and we now know that what we eat can impact both our mood and our risk of mental health conditions. The Mediterranean diet has emerged as one of the best eating patterns for mental health, with studies showing links to […]
Watch Herbalist and Naturopathic Clinician Ian Breakspear and Nutrition Scientist and mushroom researcher Dr Flavia Fayet-Moore as they explore a ‘food as medicine’ approach to health and immunity, and its potential to help combat the health challenges that we face today and into the future. Brought to you by: Australian Mushrooms, The Olive Wellness Institute […]
There is a common myth in Australia that cooking with Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) can ruin cookware, such as non-stick pans (e.g. Teflon pans). This belief is specifically supported by some manufacturers’ specifications that oils with higher smoke points are more suitable for cooking with Teflon coated (TC) pans and that EVOO could be […]
Olive Oil, Lipids and Cardiovascular Risk – Lecture In this Healthed lecture, Dr Jason Kaplan, a Specialist Cardiologist and Physician summarises the science and shares the results of studies confirming the benefits of olive oil which include positive effects on inflammation, endothelial function, hypertension, insulin sensitivity and diabetes. There are also specific benefits for lipid […]
Not all Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) is of high quality. To ensure you are buying authentic EVOO that is of a high quality follow the principles detailed in this guidance form below How to look for a good quality EVOO Download
This webinar will delve into the evidence based science of Olive leaf Extract and its health benefits in relation to immune and heart health. Presented by Ian Breakspear, a naturopath, herbalist and educator, with more than 25 years of experience. Ian is currently a Senior Lecturer at Endeavour College of Natural Health, and is also in private clinical practice in Sydney, focusing on helping […]
All food will deteriorate over time. For example, fresh fruits and vegetables can ferment, and fats and oils will go rancid. There are concerns that consuming rancid fats and oils is damaging to health. Whilst more research is needed to establish impact of long-term consumption of rancid fats and oils, this report discusses some of […]