The Olive Wellness InstituteTM is a social responsibility venture, sponsored by Boundary Bend Limited and informed by an independent scientific Advisory Panel, with a mission to promote the dissemination of credible science related to Extra Virgin Olive Oil and other products derived from the olive tree.
Boundary Bend Limited is a leading producer of premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil with olive groves and olive mills in Australia and California USA, and owns Australia’s leading olive oil brands Cobram Estate and Red Island.
Through the Olive Wellness InstituteTM, Boundary Bend Limited will help to educate, empower collaboration and grow the body of health-related evidence for olive products.
This project is also partially funded by Hort Innovation, using the Olive Fund research and development levy and contributions from the Australian Government. Hort Innovation is the grower owned, not-for-profit research and development corporation for Australian horticulture.
The strategic levy investment project Educating Health Professionals about Australian Olive Products OL19001 is part of the Hort Innovation Olive Fund.
The Olive Wellness InstituteTM is a science repository on the nutrition, health and wellness benefits of olives and olive products, which is all subject to extensive peer review. The institute is guided by scientific experts that specialise in the nutrition, health and wellness benefits related to olive products.
This website is intended to be the go to source of credible information relating to the nutrition, health and wellness benefits of olives and olive products, such as Extra Virgin Olive Oil and other products derived from the olive tree.
Olive Health and Wellness
The olive tree is nature’s ancient source of health and wellness – it is naturally rich in healthy compounds. It is one of the oldest known cultivated trees in the world, and in many countries has been used for various health and wellness purposes since antiquity.
To increase awareness of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and other olive products by gathering, sharing and promoting expert, credible and evidence-based information on their nutrition, health and wellness benefits.
We have joined True Health Initiative (THI), a global voice for lifestyle as medicine. In doing so, we publicly and proudly align our organizational values with the core principles of healthy living and with a commitment to the THI vision. THI exists to make the fundamental truths about healthy, sustainable living and eating common knowledge. Shifting the global understanding of practices that most likely help people live longer and envision a world with less chronic disease. As a member organization, we are helping build a movement that supports individuals and communities in directing their resources toward this goal.
Decades of published research support six core lifestyle principles that most effectively add years to lives, and life to years.
By joining the True Health Initiative, we commit to upholding these principles and being a role model through education and information sharing.
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