Never too late to live longer!

Say you’ve made it to the ripe old age of 70 after a lifetime of not-so-great eating habits — why change now? Because you may live longer, research suggests. Eat healthy after 70 and you’ll boost your chances of reaching 80.

Significant protection provided by phytochemicals

Fruit and vegetables contain more than you would think. ‘Phytochemicals’ is a term that we frequently hear. These include several chemical compounds that can protect plants against external influences, such as UV radiation or pathogens, or attract useful insects. Read here why they should be a part of our daily diet.

A guest at Dole Energy-Day

It was exciting! I was a member of the Energy Crew at Dole Energy-Day in Hamburg on 20 April. I did not want to miss travelling from the USA to present the latest Dole studies and to give the bloggers important information on healthy eating.

Let Dole fulfil your heart’s desire

Each one of us probably has something that we literally want “with our whole heart”, perhaps something that we have wanted all our lives or something quite spontaneous arising from a specific occasion. Take a look at our competition and tell us which heartfelt wish you would like to come true. The top three winning entries will each receive a prize of EUR 4,000 to make their wish come true.

Hi, I’m Nick: Dole researcher with lots of energy

Do you ever wonder who is responsible for the latest Dole research findings on fruit and vegetables? The Dole Nutrition Institute plays a very important role in this regard. My name is Dr Nicholas Gillitt – Nick for short. I would like to tell you more about my exciting work for Dole!

Dole Energy-Day: Ten bloggers on an energy mission

Blogs are fun! These days, you can find virtual diaries on almost any subject. As a reader, your favourite blogs will constantly keep you up to date, allow you to browse to your heart’s content and even participate a little in the blogger’s life. Here at Dole, we are particularly interested in blogs on nutrition, fitness and lifestyle so we have organised a Dole Energy-Day with 10 selected bloggers.

What’s your Energy Code? Find out here!

Do you sometimes feel drained and exhausted? You’re not alone. Many people are familiar with the typical “afternoon slump” or are only fit for the couch in the evening after a long day at work. It isn’t a problem if it happens every now and then but if you are constantly exhausted that can have an effect on your quality of life in the long term. Simply answer ten questions to discover your energy type and get an energy roadmap for a month!

Welcome to our blog!

Thank you for visiting our blog, where you will find exciting news and lots of valuable information from the world of fruit. Our new “My Energy” column will be an entertaining read, providing you with recommendations for managing your energy perfectly. The column will also include background knowledge on nutrition and interesting sports facts. You can also look forward to the latest research news and easy-to-implement tips on everything you need to know about enjoying fresh fruit. Curious?