Olive Oil Snubbed in Study by Canola Reps
A study funded by the Canola Council said monounsaturated fats reduce metabolic syndrome risk, but olive oil was conspicuously absent.
How Extra Virgin Olive Oil Can Protect from Alzheimer’s Disease
Researchers say oleocanthal found in extra-virgin olive oil has the potential to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s Disease.
Olive Oil May Help You Eat Less
A new study shows that olive oil increases feelings of fullness, which may result in consuming less calories overall.
Mediterranean Diet Can Reduce Risk of Stroke and Heart Attack by 30 Percent
A Mediterranean diet with olive oil or nuts reduced major cardiovascular events by 30 percent.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil a Potential Functional Food for Colitis
Researchers concluded that extra virgin olive oil and its polyphenol extracts could improve chronic colitis but also could be used as a functional food for this disease.
Olive Oil Compound May Decrease Intestinal Damage in Cases of Ischemia
Olive oil derived compounds may help prevent intestinal ischemia and reperfusion associated organ damage.
Olive Oil May Affect How Genes Function
A new study shows that olive oil consumption may change the way genes function, reducing cardiovascular risk.
Top 5 Health Benefits of Olive Oil
Its effects are still not fully understood, yet some ways olive oil can preserve and improve human health have been firmly established.
Important Minor Compounds in Olive Oil
The most important minor compounds of olive appear in low concentration, however they have a significant positive effect on human health.
Researchers Say New Tool Measures Olive Oil ‘Healthfulness’
The health benefits of a specific olive oil could be easier to assess with a new Greek system to measure the content of key compounds.
High-Fat Meal with Olive Oil Can Have Immediate Positive Effects
A new study shows that the positive effects the Mediterranean diet can have on the heart are immediate.
Olive Oil May Help Protect Skin from the Aging Effects of the Sun
New research suggests that a high intake of olive oil and other monounsaturated fats may protect the skin against sun-related aging.