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This podcast series attempts to inform listeners of the nutrition, health and wellness benefits of olives and olive products, by drawing on the scientific knowledge of leading nutritionists, dieticians, scientists, doctors and academics from Australia and around the world. It complements the wealth of material collated by the Olive Wellness Institute – evidence-based credible information on nature's very own ancient source of health and wellness, the olive tree. Each fortnight you'll hear from experts on the reasons why regular consumption of extra virgin olive oil and products derived from the olive tree can improve our health.

This podcast series attempts to inform listeners of the nutrition, health and wellness benefits of olives and olive products, by drawing on the scientific knowledge of leading nutritionists, dieticians, scientists, doctors and academics from Australia and around the world. It complements the wealth of material collated by the Olive Wellness Institute – evidence-based credible information on nature's very own ancient source of health and wellness, the olive tree. Each fortnight you'll hear from experts on the reasons why regular consumption of extra virgin olive oil and products derived from the olive tree can improve our health.
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This podcast series attempts to inform listeners of the nutrition, health and wellness benefits of olives and olive products, by drawing on the scientific knowledge of leading nutritionists, dieticians, scientists, doctors and academics from Australia and around the world. It complements the wealth of material collated by the Olive Wellness Institute – evidence-based credible information on nature's very own ancient source of health and wellness, the olive tree. Each fortnight you'll hear from experts on the reasons why regular consumption of extra virgin olive oil and products derived from the olive tree can improve our health.

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Episodes

Lifestyle medicine, olive oil and the Mediterranean diet

11/25/2019
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A healthy body and mind is achieved from a range of factors including what you eat, the quality of your sleep, your environment and the exercise you take. This holistic approach to healthy living is the rationale behind lifestyle medicine, a discipline which is championed by Shivaun Conn, Vice President of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine. She discusses lifestyle medicine in detail and how extra virgin olive oil and how a Mediterranean diet are key ingredients to good...

Duration:00:16:34

The "super plant" qualities of the olive tree

11/11/2019
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There's little doubt that extra virgin olive oil and olive leaf extract have huge health and nutritional benefits – the evidence is in. But, what other properties does the olive tree have that are good for your health? Olive Wellness Institute's Sarah Gray details the qualities of nature's very own super plant.

Duration:00:16:56

Comparing different Olive Leaf Extract products

10/28/2019
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Naturopath Ian Breakspear wanted to know whether there was any difference between various Olive Leaf Extracts (OLEs) prescribed by practitioners with over-the-counter products. Sponsored by the Olive Wellness Institute, Ian conducted research into 10 Australia OLEs (5 practitioner-only and 5 over-the-counter) for their phytochemical profiles. This episode Ian discusses the results showing considerable variation between OLEs.

Duration:00:13:02

The ins and outs of extra virgin olive oil

10/14/2019
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Leandro Ravetti is world-renowned expert on olive oil. Argentinian-born Leandro has studied and worked across the world, and today he is chief oil maker and technical director at Boundary Bend. He explains how the Australian olive oil industry, although young, is producing high quality extra virgin olive oil. And, he shares his thoughts on why a plant-based EVOO diet is so beneficial to your health and wellbeing.

Duration:00:13:50

The benefits of an extra virgin olive oil plant-based diet

9/30/2019
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In 1999 Dr Mary Flynn developed a plant-based olive-oil diet to help people lose weight and improve their health. Her research has uncovered the benefits of the diet on weight loss, and improving risk factors for diseases including breast cancer and prostate cancer. Mary Flynn is an American research dietician at The Miriam Hospital in Rhode Island, and Associate Professor of Medicine at The Albert Medical School at Brown University.

Duration:00:26:10

Integrating Olive Leaf Extract into everyday use alongside medications

9/16/2019
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Olive Leaf Extract (OLE) is one of many properties from the olive tree which has proven long term health benefits for those who take it regularly. Community pharmacist and accredited herbalist Gerald Quigley says OLE contains a variety of bioactive compounds which can help with our immune system, lower lipid levels for cholesterol balance and help balance blood-sugar levels.

Duration:00:10:06

What is the Mediterranean diet and why is it good for you?

9/2/2019
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Dietician Dr Joanna McMillan unpacks the nutritional benefits of a diet shared across many different regions and cultures. A main staple of the Mediterranean diet is derived from the olive tree, a crop which thrives in a climate and terrain suited to the area. Dr McMillan explains how the Mediterranean diet, rich in extra virgin olive oil, compares with other dietary patterns.

Duration:00:16:13

Olive Wellness Podcast is coming soon

8/19/2019
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A new fortnightly podcast from the Olive Wellness Institute examines the health and wellness benefits of olives and olive products. Hear from world leading experts like Dr Joanna McMillian on why extra virgin olive oil is so good for you. Renowned pharmacist Gerald Quigley explains the power of olive leaf extract. Dietician Dr Mary Flynn discusses the research behind a plant-based olive oil diet. Hosted by the Olive Wellness Institute's Sarah Gray, this podcast aims to highlight the...

Duration:00:01:18