Mediterranean Food Producers See Red Over U.K. ‘Traffic Light’ Labels
Olive oil producers are concerned the United Kingdom’s “traffic-light” food labeling will see their flagship products rated unhealthy.
Replacing Some Carbs with Healthy Oils Can Slow Prostate Cancer
U.S. researchers find that men who consumed more vegetable fat had a lower risk of lethal prostate cancer.
Researchers Recommend Vegetable Oils High in Omega 6
A study suggests soybean, canola and corn oil are heart healthy even though too much omega-6 is associated with several health conditions.
Olive Oil Beneficial for Elderly
Extra virgin olive oil reduced total cholesterol, but also increased HDL levels, also known as the "good" cholesterol, in a recent study.
Olive Polyphenols May Affect Learning and Memory
Reseachers discovered that olive polyphenols may affect certain proteins in the brain involved in memory, learning and thinking.
Hojiblanca Develops Olive Oil with Rosemary Extract Said to be Better for Frying
Antioxidant titans rosemary extract and virgin olive oil together reduce harmful acrylamides, Spanish researchers say.
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.