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.
Study Shows Canola Oil Cannot Replace Olive Oil in a Mediterranean-Style Diet
Researchers concluded canola oil cannot be recommended as a suitable substitute for extra virgin olive oil in a Mediterranean-style diet.
Mediterranean Diet Protective Against Obesity in Children
A recent study in eight European countries has shown that children who consume a Mediterranean diet were less likely to be overweight.
Grab Your Favorite EVOO, Rinse, Repeat
"Oil pulling" believers credit the practice of swishing oil with a range of benefits, from whiter teeth to increased energy and healthier skin.
Mediterranean Diet with a Swiss Twist Lowers Cancer and Heart Disease Risk
Even a culturally-adapted adherence to the traditional Mediterranean style diet can extend lives.
Researchers Trace Mediterranean Diet’s Origin to Ancient Greek Medicine
The Mediterranean diet may have been conceived by early doctors as a form of medicinal treatment.
Olive Oil Works Wonders for Babies
Doctors in Italy recommend using olive oil in solids for babies that are being weaned off breast milk, due to the many common health benefits.