The FDA’s Take on the Benefits of Olive Oil
The qualified health claim states that 2 tablespoons of olive oil every day may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.
Achieve Nutrient Adequacy by Following the Mediterranean Diet
In a recent report, subjects who strictly followed the Mediterranean diet were more likely to meet their nutrient needs.
U.S. FDA Warns Company Over Olive Oil-Related Claims
A recent FDA warning letter is a sobering reminder for dietary supplement companies to be careful about their product claims.
Mediterranean Diet May Protect the Heart More than a Low-Fat Diet
A review of the last fifty years of research showed a Mediterranean diet appears to be more effective in protecting the heart.
More Misconceptions About Olive Oil
Claims about the healthfulness of olive oil made by seed and vegetable companies are unsubstantiated.
Components in the Mediterranean Diet May Prevent Some Cancers
A study investigates the relationship between cancer risk and different components in foods that are typical of the Mediterranean diet.
Mediterranean Diet with Extra Virgin Olive Oil May Protect from Diabetes
Spanish researchers found that following a Mediterranean diet may cut the risk of diabetes by about 30 percent.
Berkeley Olive Grove EVOO Packs a Punch
Recent research shows one California extra virgin olive oil just might be among the world's healthiest.
Mediterranean Diet in Midlife Results in Better Quality of Life in Old Age
Women who followed a Mediterranean style diet in midlife were more likely at old age to be without any major limitations in physical and mental health.
Olive Compounds Said to Enhance Healing Power of Human Stem Cells
A new patent application proposes adding olive polyphenols in wound treatments based on umbilical cord stem cells.
More Confirmation Mediterranean Diet Protects from Brain Diseases
Adherence to a Mediterranean diet may contribute to prevention of stroke, depression, cognitive impairment, and Parkinson disease.
Mediterranean Diet Gaining Among Nutritionists But Olive Oil Still on Sidelines
Despite the recognition of the benefits of the Mediterranean diet, olive oil continues to be overlooked in the dietetic community.