Articles about health
Mediterranean Diet Linked to Less Inflammation
Researchers have found that adherence to a Mediterranean diet is associated with lower levels of inflammation markers.
More Evidence Mediterranean Diet Protects from Diabetes
A new meta-analysis shows a Mediterranean diet not only reduces the risk of diabetes, but more so in individuals at high risk for heart disease.
Mediterranean Diet May Mitigate Heart Failure Risk Factors
New evidence suggests a Mediterranean diet may improve the markers used to diagnose and provide a prognosis for heart failure.
Gold Medal Massage
While olive oil is not yet commonly used in the massage and spa industry, there is a growing trend towards this health-giving alternative.
More Misconceptions About Olive Oil
Claims about the healthfulness of olive oil made by seed and vegetable companies are unsubstantiated.
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.
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.
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.