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General Resources

Are you looking for credible information about olive oil, olive leaf or olive health and wellness products?

Here, the Olive Wellness Institute has compiled a set of general dedicated resources.

These resources are also very useful for healthcare professionals to share with patients.

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Please email us your request at info@olivewellnessinstitute.org

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Busting The Myth That Cooking In Olive Oil Will Ruin Your Pans

Busting The Myth That Cooking In Olive Oil Will Ruin Your Pans

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 […]

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How to look for a Good Quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil

How to look for a Good Quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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

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Health Implications of Rancid Fats and Oils

Health Implications of Rancid Fats and Oils

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 […]

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Grades of Olive Oil

Grades of Olive Oil

Based on the Australian Standard for Olive oils and olive-pomace oils. An infographic on the Grades of Olive Oil. Grades of Olive Oil Based on the Australian Standard for Olive oils and olive-pomace oils. Download

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Research proves that EVOO is the most stable oil to cook with

Research proves that EVOO is the most stable oil to cook with

Recent research conducted in an Australian oil specialist laboratory confirms that Australian Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the safest and most stable oil to cook with. Canola oil, grapeseed oil and rice bran oil, were found to be the least stable and produced the highest level of polar compounds when heated. Polar compounds are a […]

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How does olive oil compare with coconut oil?

How does olive oil compare with coconut oil?

Coconut oil has grown in popularity over recent years. An example of the power of the Internet to propagate any food to ‘superfood’ status, are the claims made about coconut oil more a case of good marketing over good science? Here we look at how coconut oil stacks up against the well-researched health benefits of olive oil, especially as a key part of a Mediterranean-style dietary pattern.

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Cooking With Extra Virgin Olive Oil – Patient Leaflet

Cooking With Extra Virgin Olive Oil – Patient Leaflet

An infographic on Cooking with Extra Virgin Olive Oil which is also suitable as a patient leaflet. Leaflet – Cooking with Extra Virgin Olive Oil Download

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Topical Olive Products and Skin Health

Topical Olive Products and Skin Health

An infographic on the topical applications of olive products and a summary of the evidence. Typical olive products and skin health Download

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Cooking with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Cooking with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

A recently published research paper assessed the most common supermarket cooking oils, and determined which is the most suitable for use when cooking. Cooking with EVOO An infographic summarising the evidence. Download

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil Vs Virgin Coconut Oil

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Vs Virgin Coconut Oil

An infographic outlining the differences between Extra Virgin Olive Oil And Virgin Coconut Oil Extra Virgin Olive Oil vs. Virgin Coconut Oil Download

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11 Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil That You Can’t Ignore

11 Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil That You Can’t Ignore

Olive oil is widely recognised as one of the world’s healthiest oils.
In fact, people tend to live longer and healthier lives in regions where olive oil is a staple part of the diet.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) is the highest quality olive oil available, extracted from the olive fruit without the use of any heat or chemicals.
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.

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Showdown: What Is The Best Oil For Cooking?

Showdown: What Is The Best Oil For Cooking?

This article examines the factors that influence how an oil reacts at high temperatures, and reveals what is truly the best oil for cooking.

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