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.

The Olive Wellness Institute is dedicated to developing and sharing evidence-based information and resources for the benefit of our community.

Depending on your area of interest, or expertise, we have grouped our resources into bundles to make them more easily accessible.

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The Mediterranean Diet and the Microbiome

The Mediterranean Diet and the Microbiome

The human microbiome is a complex environment and we are just beginning to touch the tip of the iceberg in our understanding of how this symbiotic relationship affects our health. This article aims to briefly touch on what we do know about the symbiotic relationship between humans and our microbiota, and ways in which we […]

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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 Olive Oil Presentation

Cooking with Olive Oil Presentation

This presentation is designed for lecturers, or any presenter wishing to educate on the current science related to cooking with Extra Virgin Olive Oil. 

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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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Event Kit for Growers

Event Kit for Growers

In this section you will find resources dedicated to growers and processors to use at events or local farmers markets. FAQ for Growers This booklet contains evidence-based facts and answers questions commonly asked about Extra Virgin Olive oil Download Poster – Olive Leaf Download Poster – Olive Leaf Download Leaflet – Health Benefits of Extra […]

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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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The Olive Tree

The Olive Tree

An infographic which details all of the elements of the olive tree, and shows the healthy olive compounds that exist in each element of the tree. The Olive Tree Elements of the olive tree, and shows the healthy olive compounds that exist in each element of the tree. Download

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Cooking with Extra Virgin Olive Oil – Healthcare Professional Version

Cooking with Extra Virgin Olive Oil – Healthcare Professional Version

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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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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