Long-Term Olive Oil Consumption Lowers Risk of Diabetes
Nurses who consumed olive oil had a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to those whose diet did not include any olive oil at all.
Mediterranean Meal with Olive Oil Keeps Blood Sugar Levels Lower than with Corn Oil
A Mediterranean-type meal supplemented with EVOO had a beneficial effect on post-prandial glycemic and lipid profile by decreasing blood glucose, LDL and oxidized LDL.
Olive Oil Polyphenols Reduce Bad Cholesterol and Plaque Formation
A new study reveals polyphenols in olive oil can reduce cardiovascular risks by decreasing bad cholesterol levels and atherogenicity.
Mediterranean Diet Decreases DNA Damage in Men with Prostate Cancer
Researchers found that adherence to a modified Mediterranean diet decreased DNA damage that can lead to the development of tumors.
Hundreds of Restaurants Get New ‘MedDiet’ Label
The EU-funded project certifies restaurants that offer "authentic Mediterranean dishes" and comply with the criteria established by the program.
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.