Health Dress Your Salad in Olive Oil to Get the Most Nutrients New research shows that olive oil might be the best choice of salad dressing when it comes to absorbing nutrients from the vegetables. Add Olive Oil, Live Longer Those who consume olive oil not only have a reduced risk of chronic diseases but also a reduced mortality risk in general, Spanish researchers found. New Olive Oil Product Treats Pressure Ulcers in High Risk Patients The product follows a study that found that the fatty acids present in extra virgin olive oil encourage regeneration of the skin, while increasing its hydration, elasticity and strength. Mediterranean Diet Can Help You Live ‘Better’ According to Spanish researchers, adherence to a Mediterranean style diet rich in olive oil, fruits, vegetables and fish is associated with better physical and mental health. ‘Upgrade’ Your Diet with Olive Oil Olive Oil is not only a healthy fat, but a source of components that interact with other nutrients improving the nutritional profile of a meal. Potential for Parkinson’s Treatment from Olive Oil Waste Olive pomace has been used to synthesize powerful antioxidant molecules with a potential application in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Eating Olive Oil Might Help You Remember Why You Should According to a new study monounsaturated fats in olive oil were associated with better cognitive function and memory, compared to saturated fats. Mediterranean Diet with Exercise Ideal for Metabolic Syndrome The Mediterranean Diet coupled with physical activity results in weight loss and better quality of life for those with metabolic syndrome. Tomatoes and Olive Oil May Reduce Impotence A daily dose of extra virgin olive oil combined with lycopene from tomatoes improved the sex lives of a group of Spanish men, according to a report by the Madrid Urological Institute. Olive Oil, Beans and Fish Protect from Breast Cancer According to a new study by Greek-Cypriot researchers, a diet rich in olive oil, vegetables, beans and fish can protect from breast cancer. Mona Lisa Smile . . . or Grimace According to an Italian specialist the Mona Lisa’s smile shows clear signs of high cholesterol. Just maybe her long life was due to a turnaround to a more heart-healthy diet. Olive Oil May Help Prevent Neurodegenerative Diseases A study carried out by the Lipid Unit of the Barcelona Hospital Clinic suggests that high consumption of olive oil, and other foods rich in polyphenols may improve cognitive function and prevent neuro-degenerative diseases. © 2014 Olive Oil Times. All Rights Reserved.