Articles about olive oil health
Grab Your Favorite EVOO, Rinse, Repeat
"Oil pulling" believers credit the practice of swishing oil with a range of benefits, from whiter teeth to increased energy and healthier skin.
Add Olive Oil to Your Skin
Just like olive oil is a healthy part of your diet, it’s also a worthy addition to your skin care routine.
Olive Oil Accelerates Wound Healing in Burn Patients
A new study shows that eating olive oil can expedite the healing of burn wounds.
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.
Fried EVOO a Super Food for Some Women with Diabetes
Extra virgin olive oil, even when fried, can boost the health of diabetes patients.
Cereal for Breakfast? Pass the EVOO
Some high-profile culinary professionals have been topping their breakfast cereals with extra virgin olive oil.
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.
How The Olive Compound Hydroxytyrosol Helps Stop Infections
A compound found naturally in olives helps fight bacterial infections, according to an international patent application by Spanish scientists.
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.
Formidable Fat: The Plant-Based Olive Oil Diet
Brown University researcher Dr. Mary Flynn says her advocacy of a plant-based, olive oil diet was at one time considered outrageous.
Patent Applicant Claims Olive Polyphenols Help Blood Sugar Control
A New Zealand company is seeking an international patent for an olive leaf extract it says can help prevent or manage insulin sensitivity.