Articles about health
Researchers Give Olive Oil Antioxidant Kick for Eye Health
Researchers from Jaén are experimenting with supplementing olive oil with lutein, a substance with antioxidant activity that plays a role in eye health.
Breakfast with High-Phenol EVOO Reduces Inflammation Linked to Diabetes, Heart Disease
A new study shows that adding phenol-rich olive oil to breakfast successfully lowers the inflammation linked to metabolic syndrome.
Study Reveals EVOO May Reduce DNA Damage from GMO Soybean
Scientists from the UK, Saudi Arabia and Egypt have shown that consumption of extra virgin olive oil can reduce the damaging effects associated with GM soybean.
Seed Oil Blend Spearheads Deoleo’s Health Pitch
A seed oil blend soon to launch in the United States under the Carbonell name is part of Deoleo’s new generation of products.
‘Food Is Medicine’ Seminar Highlights Health Benefits of Olive Oil
The free event is aimed at healthcare professionals and features presentations on the positive effects of consuming extra virgin olive oil.
Soil May Have Most Impact on Certain Olive Oil Phytosterol Levels
A new study shows that soil quality may impact steryl glucoside levels in olive oils more than olive cultivar or farming methods.
Add Olive Oil to Vegetables to Lower Blood Pressure
A study suggests that eating unsaturated fats (such as olive oil) with specific vegetables rich in in nitrite and nitrates can protect from hypertension.
Panel Rejects Health Claim for Olive Leaf Extract
There is not enough evidence to back a claim that olive leaf water extract boosts glucose tolerance, a European Food Safety Authority panel has found.
Too Much Pollution Where you Live? Olive Oil Might Help
A new study shows that olive oil may protect against the adverse vascular effects of exposure to air pollution particles.
Movie Popcorn’s Dramatic Twist
Palace Cinemas in Australia offers popcorn made with olive oil turning what many people class as “junk food” into a far healthier option.
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.