• The research of Dr. Amal Kaddoumi, Auburn University is proving the potential of a daily supplement of extra vIrgin olive oil rich in phenolic compounds in Alzheimer's prevention and treatment.

  • Olive Oil Wars UPDATED May 26, 2020 The conflict within the olive oil industry began in 2012. When the EU 432/2012 labelling health claim regulation for polyphenols in olive oil came into effect. It is growing more vicious, and more manipulative. The true motives behind this conflict are becoming more obvious. One thing is clear. […]

  •   Aristoleo Awards 2019 Gastronomy Health Etymologically, the word “gastronomy” is derived from Ancient Greek γαστήρ, gastḗr, “stomach”, and νόμος, nómos, “laws that govern“, and therefore literally means “the law of regulating the stomach”. Gastronomy means health promoting ingredients for nourishment above all. This is the original meaning and substance of recipes which can be […]

  • Greek Mushrooms with Olives Greek olives, herbs and high phenolic olive oil makes this mushroom medley a colourful, flavourful and healthful side dish. From the Kitchen of Theresa James There weren’t too many cooks in the kitchen this night. Our friend, Patrick Trodden*, visiting from England, chef and food and wine writer was our guest chef. […]

  • Greek Ragu The flavours of Greece enhanced for flavour and health with high phenolic olive oil. From the Kitchen of Theresa James Sharing love, tradition and the kitchen with friend and guest chef Patrick Trodden* along with son and sous chef, Sebastian Tombs**. Ingredients 4 tablespoons high phenolic olive oil 600 grams minced steak 2 aubergines […]

  • FOLIN for Dummies The NMR method is the only method that can quickly, economically and accurately measure each phenolic compound present in extra virgin olive oil. Let me give an example so everyone understands what is at stake here. Olive growers, olive oil marketers and consumers listen up! Folin measures total phenolic content by converting […]