Month: June 2015

U.S. Dietary Committee Recommends Mediterranean Diet for Healthy Living

The United States Dietary Guideline Advisory Committee released new dietary guidelines for the Mediterranean diet in their 2015 Scientific Report, suggesting Americans should follow the Mediterranean dietary model for better health. he 2015 DGAC report is designed to provide Americans

Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk of Uterine Cancer

Results of a new study have revealed that women who eat a Mediterranean diet reduce their risk of uterine cancer by 57 percent. Published in the British Journal of Cancer, the study analyzed three case-control studies conducted in Italy and Switzerland

UC Davis Olive Center Offers Two Courses for Olive Oil Sensory Evaluation

The UC Davis Olive Center is offering its 12th and 13th Sensory Evaluation of Olive Oil Certificate Courses starting on June 15, 2015. Hosted at the Silverado Vineyard Sensory Theater in the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science,

Temps are warming up! Cool off with this great summer salad with your favorite EVOO Lykovouno!

Thank you to Michael in Concord, California for sending in this amazing recipe for summer salad from Chef Tyler Florence & The Food Network! A wonderful way to enjoy your favorite EVOO Lykovouno during the warm summer months! Ingredients 2

Mediterranean Diet Found to Decrease Mouth Cancer Risk

Add one more reason to reach for Lykovouno extra virgin olive oil and veggies! Mediterranean diet adherents were found to have a lower risk of mouth cancer in a recent study. A study published in the British Journal of Cancer