An Olive Oil Massage May Help Reduce The Effects of Restless Leg Syndrome

11/11/19:  The symptoms of restless legs syndrome (RLS) are associated with a reduction in quality of life and mental health.  There are no known cures for RLS and treatments with lifestyle changes and medications including opiates, anticonvulsants, dopamine antagonists and others.  A new study has found a novel use for olive oil in an alternative…

Olive Pomace Extract Improves Growth in Meat-Chickens

11/11/19:  Agricultural eco-innovation is based on circular economy and cradle to cradle concepts. This innovative concept aims at “zero waste” economy or a sustainable production where new products and applications are created from by-products of agricultural wastes, namely olive pomace. Extra Virgin Olive Oil is well known for its high antioxidant capacity, however, some phenols…

Pruning & Plant Growth Regulators To Increasing Fruit Yield

08/11/19:  Pruning techniques and timing are always a misunderstood practice throughout the olive growing community.  This study is interesting because it delves into simulated mechanical pruning and also introduces the potential use of plant growth regulators. Pruning is a necessary grove management practice to assist in maintaining appropriate canopy size and promote higher levels of…

Turning to Olives for Anthocyanin’s Which May Prevent Oxidative Stress

06/11/19:   With the incidence of diseases becoming more and more abundant, there is a need for consumers to look for foods that are healthier choice options in the daily diet. Have you ever thought about olives as a means of getting your daily hit of antioxidants which in turn helps to prevent daily oxidative stress?…