The Olive Wellness Institute is hosting the fourth in its series of webinars in early June, this time covering the evidence around olive leaf extract and immunity.
As its name suggests, olive leaf extract (OLE) is a nutritional supplement derived from the olive leaf. It contains a wide variety of bioactive compounds, which work synergistically to produce a health and wellness tonic delivering a multitude of therapeutic actions.
Research around OLE pertains largely to the two major biophenols found in the olive leaf, oleuropein and hydroxytyrosol, with immunity activity among the most widely documented benefits.
Presented by Associate Professor Teresa Mitchell-Paterson, the webinar will give the audience an overview of the current scientific and practical evidence surrounding the use of olive leaf extract for immunity.
About the presenter:
Associate Professor Teresa Mitchell-Paterson, AdvDipNat, BHSc(CompMed), MHSc(HumNutr), is a naturopath and qualified nutritionist with a Masters of Health Science in Human Nutrition. Her career spans over 20 years, with her treatment of chronic illness based on a solid knowledge of human biochemistry, physiology and natural treatment protocols. An advocate of integrative medicine, her therapies utilise both traditional and evidence-based medicines. Prof Mitchell-Paterson is currently the nutritional advisor to Bowel Cancer Australia, lectures at the Australian College of Natural Therapy and is the former Vice President of the Australian National Medicine Society.
Topic: Olive Leaf Extract and Immunity: An overview of the current evidence
When: Tuesday, June 4 from 12-1pm
Part of the olive levy project Educating health professionals about Australian olive products(OL17002), the webinars are just one element of the Olive Wellness Institute’s work to spread the word about the health benefits of EVOO and olive products. The OLE and Immunity webinar follows highly successful events on Extra Virgin Olive Oil: A Focus on the Most Current Evidence and a Lifestyle Medicine Approach; Olive Leaf Extract, A Clinical Overview; and Mediterranean Diet, Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Fertility.
This fourth seminar will no doubt be just as popular and, while created specifically for health care practitioners, the information is relevant population-wide and the invitation to take part is also open to growers, producers, and industry friends and colleagues.