Articles about olive oil health
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.
New Heart-Health Push from Carbonell
Deoleo has a new health pitch in Spain with a spot for its Carbonell brand olive oil that highlights cholesterol control.
Two Tablespoons: FDA’s Take on the Benefits of Olive Oil
The qualified health claim states that 2 tablespoons of olive oil every day may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.
Virgin Olive Oil in Kit for Clean, Safe Births in Nigeria
Virgin olive oil is among the items in a mother’s delivery kit \sold in Nigeria to help save the lives of women and their babies.
Berkeley Olive Grove EVOO Packs a Punch
Recent research shows one California extra virgin olive oil just might be among the world's healthiest.
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.
Melgarejo’s Bid for Even Healthier Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Jaén’s Aceites Campoliva, makers of Melgarejo, seeks to otpimize the healthfulness of extra virgin olive oil.