Articles about oleocanthal
Component in EVOO Kills Cancer Cells
Oleocanthal in EVOO causes a rupture of cancerous cells, releasing enzymes and causing cell death, without harming healthy cells.
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.
New Phenolic Compounds Unveiled at Harvard Conference
Speakers at "Mediterranean Diet and Workplace Health" highlighted the role of olive oil within the framework of a healthy diet.
Student Isolates Phenolic Compound for Cancer Research
A senior at the University of Louisiana looking at the natural compounds of olive oil has made remarkable progress in the field of cancer research.
Corfu Farmer Strikes Green Gold
A family on a Greek island not known for quality olive oil is breaking with tradition, while rediscovering a native variety high in phenols.
IOC Seeks New Method to Measure EVOO Phenolics
The IOC's tender to define new testing methods for phenolic compounds for nutritional labeling claims is a watershed moment for olive oil quality.
Berkeley Olive Grove EVOO Packs a Punch
Recent research shows one California extra virgin olive oil just might be among the world's healthiest.
Greece Flip-Flops on EVOO Labeling
A late decision will allow producers to use oleocanthal and oleacein levels to justify health benefit claims of olive oil polyphenols.
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.
How Extra Virgin Olive Oil Can Protect from Alzheimer’s Disease
Researchers say oleocanthal found in extra-virgin olive oil has the potential to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s Disease.
Olive Oil Compound May Decrease Intestinal Damage in Cases of Ischemia
Olive oil derived compounds may help prevent intestinal ischemia and reperfusion associated organ damage.
Important Minor Compounds in Olive Oil
The most important minor compounds of olive appear in low concentration, however they have a significant positive effect on human health.
Researchers Say New Tool Measures Olive Oil ‘Healthfulness’
The health benefits of a specific olive oil could be easier to assess with a new Greek system to measure the content of key compounds.