Articles about health
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.
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.
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.