News tagged with olive oil

Popularity of healthy oils, clean labels heats up

Consumers are reaching for healthy oils in the grocery store aisles, and they're looking for food products with "clean labels," according to market researcher David Sprinkle at a July 17 symposium at IFT16: Where Science ...

Jul 19, 2016
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Global push to make Mediterranean diet sexy again

It may be on the UNESCO heritage list, but global experts warn the Mediterranean diet, prized for its health benefits, is losing so much ground to the fast food culture that the decline may be irreversible.

Jul 11, 2016
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Time to rethink your vegetable oil?

Risk of heart disease and diabetes may be lowered by a diet higher in a lipid found in grapeseed and other oils, but not in olive oil, a new study suggests.

Mar 07, 2016
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Study dispels belief healthy diets are costly

Research conducted by The Miriam Hospital and The Rhode Island Community Food Bank demonstrated that - contrary to popular belief - healthy diets rich in fruits and vegetables are affordable. In fact, the study found that ...

Jan 05, 2016
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Olive oil

Olive oil is a fruit oil obtained from the olive (Olea europaea; family Oleaceae), a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. The wild olive tree originated in Asia Minor and spread from there as far as southern Africa, Australia, Japan and China. It is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and soaps and as a fuel for traditional oil lamps. Olive oil is used throughout the world, but especially in the Mediterranean.

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