28 episodes

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.

Olive Wellness Podcast Olive Wellness Institute

    • Nutrition
    • 4.9 • 10 Ratings

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.

    How mood affects what you eat

    How mood affects what you eat

    The environment around you can have a big impact on your health. Where you eat and what’s happening around you, can affect your mood – and that can affect how much or what you put into your mouth.

    This episode we hear from Emma Stirling, an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian and culinary nutrition professional who is involved in setting up Australia’s first courses in culinary nutrition at ACU. As a passionate promoter of the role of nutritionists and dieticians, she believes cooking skills and understanding dietary patterns will unlock future career opportunities.

    Olive Wellness Institute

    https://olivewellnessinstitute.org/

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    • 14 min
    Love the food that loves you back

    Love the food that loves you back

    Wouldn’t it be wonderful to find the right balance between nutritious and delicious cuisine? Catherine Katz and her husband, David, have achieved that with their website, ‘Cuisinicity’. It’s a treasure-trove of Mediterranean-style recipes that are simple, nutritious and achievable for large families and groups of people.

    Cuisinicity and Catherine’s list of delicious recipes:
    https://cuisinicity.com/

    Olive Wellness Institute (and access to the oil comparison tool)
    https://olivewellnessinstitute.org/

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    • 18 min
    Which oils are best?: OWI’s oil comparison tool

    Which oils are best?: OWI’s oil comparison tool

    With so many different types of oils to prepare and cook food, how do you choose the healthiest? To help decide, the Olive Wellness Institute has developed an easy-to-use oil comparison tool. Jacqui Plozza – Nutrition, Strategy and Education Manager at Olive Wellness Institute – explains the new comparison tool which can be found on the OWI website.

    Olive Wellness Institute (and access to the oil comparison tool)
    https://olivewellnessinstitute.org/

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 13 min
    The many health benefits of Olive Leaf Extract

    The many health benefits of Olive Leaf Extract

    Associate Professor Teresa Mitchell-Paterson explains why she recommends people use olive leaf extract and how its many health benefits differ from those of another olive product: extra virgin olive oil. With more than 25 years in clinic practice, Teresa is an articulate and well sought-after speaker on nutritional factors impacting bowel cancer.

    "Olive Leaf Extract Immune Potential Webinar" presented by Assoc. Prof. Teresa Mitchell-Paterson
    https://olivewellnessinstitute.org/article/webinar-olive-leaf-extract-immune-potential/

    Olive Wellness Institute
    https://olivewellnessinstitute.org/

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 21 min
    How does the Mediterranean diet help with coronary disease?

    How does the Mediterranean diet help with coronary disease?

    Does the Mediterranean diet affect the inflammation and adiposity of those with coronary heart disease? That's the issue Accredited Practising Dietitian, Dr Hannah Mayer investigated in her PhD, from which she was awarded the 2018 Dieticians Association of Australia New Researcher Award. Today, Hannah leads a project focused on implementing the Mediterranean diet into routine care for people with chronic disease at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane. Hannah is also Lecturer in the Bond University Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice and is passionate about teaching Dietetics students research skills.

    Olive Wellness Institute

    https://olivewellnessinstitute.org/

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 18 min
    A lifetime love affair with olive oil

    A lifetime love affair with olive oil

    Dr Richard Cantrill has championed the health benefits of extra virgin olive oil for years. And he'd know: he's world renowned as an expert in analytical methods of analysis for fats and oils. Richard has completed research in cell biology, neuroscience and molecular biology, notably on 'cytotoxic polyunsaturated fatty acids'. He also works in standardization and methods harmonization with ISO and intergovernmental agencies such as Codex Alimentarius.

    Olive Wellness Institute

    https://olivewellnessinstitute.org/

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

h27audiomatters ,

Great resource

Great content regarding the health benefits of extra virgin olive oil and the Mediterranean diet.

Fitnessfan1985 ,

Excellent, informed and interesting podcast

This is a fantastic podcast covering the Mediterranean lifestyle/diet, Extra Virgin Olive Oil and it’s health benefits. Love how easy it is to listen to and being able to hear from experts in this space. Love it!

The business sceptic ,

Good so far

First episode was good
Let’s see what the next Ten are like

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