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Storage Temperature’s Big Impact on Shelf Life of High-Phenolic Olive Oils

Researchers investigated the effect of temperature on the stability of phenolic compounds in virgin olive oil during long-term storage.

Olive Oil May Be Useful in Brain Cancer Chemoprevention

Compounds in extra virgin olive oil inhibit key proinflammatory molecules involved in the development and progression of aggressive brain cancer.
OPINION

Mediterranean Diet with EVOO Reduces Cognitive Decline in Older Age

A Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra virgin olive oil is a promising dietary intervention to reduce age-related cognitive decline including Alzheimer's, dementia, and mild cognitive impairment.

Low Carb Mediterranean Diet Results in Higher Rate of Remission in Type 2 Diabetes

A low-carb Mediterranean diet delays medication use and results in higher rate of remission in type 2 diabetes compared to low-fat diet.

New Research Shows Olive Oil, Virgin or Not, Can Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

Researchers from the University of Glasgow have developed a new way of measuring subtle changes in heart health over just a few weeks by looking at studying protein patterns in urine, a method known as proteomics.

Role of Olive Oil in the Hallmarks of Aging

A review article looks at the role of monounsaturated fatty acids and polyphenols in EVOO on the aging process at the cellular and molecular levels.
Special Report

U.S. Announces New Dietary Guidelines

The United States Department of Agriculture and Department of Health and Human Services have released the eighth edition of its Dietary Guidelines for Americans

EVOO Effective in Lowering High Blood Pressure

Two tablespoons of phenol-rich EVOO can be effective in lowering blood pressure, according to a University of California at Davis Olive Center review.