Mediterranean Diet in Decline, U.N. Agency Warns
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations called for action to be taken to prevent the further decline of the Mediterranean diet.
Researchers Explore Role of Olive Oil Phenols in Prevention of Neurodegenerative Diseases
A scientific review looks for ways phenols in extra virgin olive oil may prevent neurodegenerative diseases
An International Society for Oleocanthal
Experts from the worlds of science, academia, gastronomy and media established the society to foster research on a key component of olive oil.
Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk of Uterine Cancer
Women who regularly consumed at least six of the Mediterranean diet’s components reduced their risk of uterine cancer by 46 percent.
Mediterranean Diet with Olive Oil or Nuts Improves Cognitive Function
Long-term consumption of the Mediterranean diet supplemented with either extra virgin olive oil or nuts improved cognitive function in older adults.
U.S. Dietary Committee Recommends Mediterranean Diet for Healthy Living
The U.S. Dietary Guideline Advisory Committee released a report suggesting Americans should follow the Mediterranean dietary model for better health.
How EVOO Helps Prevent Colon Cancer
Researcher Mauro Maccarrone explains how active components in high-quality extra virgin olive oils help prevent colon cancer.
Mediterranean Diet Also Good for the Environment
The diet predominant in Mediterranean countries creates a much smaller carbon footprint than the standard diets in countries like the United States.
Olive Oil Improves Blood Lipid Profile, Reduces Risk of Heart Disease
Olive oil phenols can prevent chronic diseases but they diminish over time, a new report from the University of California at Davis has found.
Want Healthier Eggs? Feed Hens EVOO
Feeding hens a diet that includes polyphenol-rich EVOO could lead to eggs that have lower cholesterol content and a better fatty acid profile.
Index Predicts Antioxidant Activity of EVOO
Researchers investigated the relationship between certain chemical parameters of extra virgin olive oil and antioxidant activity.
Mediterranean Lifestyle Alive and Well on Crete
Sure there's a lot of junk food here too, but Crete is still one of the best places in the world to immerse oneself in the Mediterranean diet and lifestyle.
Component in EVOO Kills Cancer Cells
Oleocanthal in EVOO causes a rupture of cancerous cells, releasing enzymes and causing cell death, without harming healthy cells.