May. 18, 2020
In diets other than the Mediterranean, most weight loss benefits disappeared within a year and the risk of heart disease also rose.
Apr. 21, 2020
The research found that rats consuming a diet enriched with extra virgin olive oil had lower levels of an enzyme associated with cardiomyopathies than rats that were not.
Apr. 13, 2020
Regular use of olive oil in fibromyalgia patients can greatly reduce their cardiovascular risk.
Mar. 31, 2020
More than 60 percent of respondents said they would never give up extra virgin olive oil, citing its taste, health benefits and cultural importance.
Mar. 11, 2020
Eating more than half a tablespoon of olive oil daily could lower the risk of a heart attack by 20 percent, say researchers at Harvard’s TH Chan School of Public Health.
Feb. 10, 2020
Poor nutritional habits and reduced physical activity are the main reasons for high obesity rates.
Feb. 6, 2020
The Mediterranean bean contains more protein and fiber than its leading plant-based counterparts, soy and chickpeas, yet shares only a tiny portion of the carbohydrate count.
Feb. 3, 2020
Research carried out at the University of Naples Federico II shows that extra virgin olive oil can be added to the Italian-style artisanal ice cream as a functional ingredient.
Jan. 31, 2020
An eating plan plentiful in fruits and vegetables increased the resistance of mice to the intestinal pathogen, E. coli.
Jan. 30, 2020
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside found that mice consuming a diet high in soybean oil experienced the dysregulation of about 100 genes, some of which are linked to obesity, diabetes and mental health conditions.
Jan. 27, 2020
Researchers at the University of Groningen found that higher adherence to the Mediterranean diet among kidney transplant patients was inversely associated with renal function decline and failure.
Jan. 10, 2020
A recent study from Turkey appears to confirm earlier reports that olive leaf extract could be beneficial for the prevention and treatment of Type 2 diabetes.
Aug. 23, 2019
The Nordic diet emphasizes eating whole grains, in-season fruits and vegetables, and fish. Adding olive oil can make the diet more flavorful and replace canola oil as the traditional cooking fat.
Aug. 22, 2019
A recent study suggests that daily nut consumption can positively affect men's sexual health. Men in this study supplemented a Western-style diet with two handfuls of nuts daily.
Aug. 21, 2019
The study, which was conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins University, also found that diets richer in animal products and refined carbohydrates increased the risk of death from heart disease by up to 32 percent.
Aug. 13, 2019
This three-month study of the keto diet, which included a rigorous physical training component, resulted in an overall improvement in body composition for active service members.
Aug. 6, 2019
Bronx resident Louise Signore credits the Med diet, dancing and staying single with her longevity.
Jul. 30, 2019
The study showed that pregnant women following a Mediterranean diet benefited from less pregnancy-related weight gain and a lowered risk of developing gestational diabetes.
Jul. 8, 2019
Two independent studies in France and Spain have found that people who consume a lot of ultra-processed foods are at a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and premature death.