News tagged with virgin olive oil

Imported olive oil quality unreliable, study finds

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nearly three-quarters of the samples of top-selling imported olive oil brands failed international extra virgin standards, according to a new report by researchers at the University of California, Davis, ...

Apr 18, 2011
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Some consumers like olive oil rancid, study finds

Most Northern California consumers dislike bitter and pungent olive oils — qualities favored by expert olive oil tasters — and many actually prefer olive oil that displays defective attributes such as rancidity, ...

Feb 10, 2011
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Olive oil protects liver

Extra-virgin olive oil can protect the liver from oxidative stress. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Nutrition and Metabolism exposed rats to a moderately toxic herbicide known to deplete antiox ...

Oct 29, 2010
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