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.
Patent Bid Showcases Oleocanthal’s Versatility
Researchers say Oleocanthal - the part of extra virgin olive oil that stings the throat - is a marketing opportunity yet to be tapped.
Mediterranean Diet Good for the Brain
Higher adherence to the Mediterranean diet was associated with better cognitive function according to a new review.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil May Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease
A study suggests extra virgin olive oil polyphenols may prevent or delay the appearance of Alzheimer’s disease.
Modified Mediterranean Diet May Protect from Diabetes
A new study suggests that a Mediterranean diet that is low in certain carbohydrates can protect from diabetes.
Mediterranean Diet May Interact with Genes and Prevent Stroke
A Mediterranean diet pattern may reduce stroke in genetically predisposed individuals according to a new study published in Diabetes Care.
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.