Articles about health
Olive Oil Works Wonders for Babies
Doctors in Italy recommend using olive oil in solids for babies that are being weaned off breast milk, due to the many common health benefits.
Mediterranean Diet Associated with Longevity
Harvard researchers provide additional evidence that a Mediterranean Diet is associated with a longer life.
Olive Oil Phenols Help Protect Bone Mass
Phenols in EVOO provide protection against cardiovascular disease, some cancers, and the aging process. They may also prevent the loss of bone mass.
International Foundation to Promote Mediterranean Diet
An international foundation will bring together multidisciplinary knowledge and expertise dedicated to the promotion of the Mediterranean diet.
Olive Oil Improves Heart Health
Regular consumption of olive oil can improve heart health even in those who don’t follow a Mediterranean diet, according to a new study.
Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Risk of Kidney Disease
Dietary patterns that closely resembled the Mediterranean diet were linked with a 50 percent reduced risk of developing chronic kidney disease.
Researcher to Share Details of ‘Thrilling Discovery’
Gary Beauchamp, director of the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia, will be in Spain to discuss his well-known discovery of the oleocanthal molecule.
Olive Oil Accelerates Wound Healing in Burn Patients
A new study shows that eating olive oil can expedite the healing of burn wounds.
Corn Oil Lowers Cholesterol: We Can All Go Home Now
Mazola corn oil reduces cholesterol. Time to pack it all up and finally take up golf like I've wanted to do.
Use Olive Oil for Frying
A new study shows olive oil stands up better to repeated heating and may be the best choice for frying.
Not Such a Mediterranean Diet for College Students in Spain
A recent study finds that most Spanish university students opt for a diet that is high in meat and dairy but low in fruits and vegetables.
Mediterranean Diet Can Reverse Metabolic Syndrome
A new study finds that following a Mediterranean diet can reverse metabolic syndrome, which afflicts up to 25 percent of adults.
EU Rejects UK’s ‘Traffic Light’ Nutritional Labeling
Europe has rejected the U.K.'s food labeling system, which it says unfairly discriminates against healthful foods like olive oil.