Mediterranean diet

Low Carb Mediterranean Diet Results in Higher Rate of Remission in Type 2 Diabetes

A low-carb Mediterranean diet delays medication use and results in higher rate of remission in type 2 diabetes compared to low-fat diet.

New Research Shows Olive Oil, Virgin or Not, Can Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

Researchers from the University of Glasgow have developed a new way of measuring subtle changes in heart health over just a few weeks by looking at studying protein patterns in urine, a method known as proteomics.
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Role of Olive Oil in the Hallmarks of Aging

A review article looks at the role of monounsaturated fatty acids and polyphenols in EVOO on the aging process at the cellular and molecular levels.

Mediterranean Diet Associated with a Larger Brain

Those who adhered to a Mediterranean diet, Columbia researchers found, showed less brain atrophy associated with cognitive decline.
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Unsaturated Fats and Whole Grain Carbohydrates Associated with Lower CHD Risk

Replacing saturated fats and refined carbohydrates with unsaturated fats such as olive oil and whole grain carbohydrates may help lower risk of heart disease.

Olive Oil-Enriched Diet During Pregnancy Can Benefit the Unborn Through Adulthood

A recent study suggests a diet rich in olive oil can have a positive effect on the development of the unborn child and may also be beneficial through her adult life.
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Vegetables Fried in Extra Virgin Olive Oil More Nutritionally Beneficial than Boiled

Frying vegetables in extra virgin olive oil adds to the antioxidant qualities of the produce, according to a recent Spanish scientific study.

Mediterranean Meal with Olive Oil Keeps Blood Sugar Levels Lower than with Corn Oil

A Mediterranean-type meal supplemented with EVOO had a beneficial effect on post-prandial glycemic and lipid profile by decreasing blood glucose, LDL and oxidized LDL.