May. 10, 2021
Researchers found that consuming food associated with the diet interfered with the build-up of proteins commonly associated with Alzheimer’s disease.
May. 10, 2021
Researchers found that patients with type 2 diabetes could benefit from eating chocolate enriched with EVOO by decreasing their risk of developing atherosclerosis.
May. 3, 2021
Olive oil, the most distinctive attribute of the Mediterranean diet, is associated with many health benefits including protection against acute and chronic inflammation.
Apr. 23, 2021
A new study shows that men following low-fat diets are more likely to have inadequately low levels of testosterone. Adding EVOO to their diets may be a solution.
Feb. 2, 2021
Researchers who have been studying the French-born FOPL respond to the criticism that Nutri-Score is at odds with the Mediterranean diet.
Jan. 15, 2021
Participants adhering more closely to a Mediterranean diet experienced slower rates of cognitive decline than those who consumed more refined foods typical of the Western diet.
Jan. 12, 2021
Researchers demonstrated that adopting the Mediterranean diet after suffering a heart attack could reduce the possibility of another and help lessen the damage brought on by cardiovascular disease.
Jan. 11, 2021
Mice suffering from experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis, a similar disease to multiple sclerosis, experienced protective effects when injected with the phenolic compound oleacein.
Dec. 8, 2020
With Spain set to formally introduce the controversial front-of-pack label system in the first months of 2021, producers worry Nutri-Score will only add to consumers' confusion about the health benefits of olive oil.
Dec. 7, 2020
The bioaccessibility of polyphenols and the antioxidant capacity of olive pomace oil is positively affected by the micronization of its particles. Scientists think the discovery could lead to the production of olive pomace oil with greater health benefits.
Dec. 2, 2020
Researchers in Spain found that consuming olive oil made from the wild Acebuche variety may significantly lower excessive arterial pressure and combat the consequences of retinal hypertension.
Jul. 22, 2020
Following the Mediterranean diet and other healthy lifestyle habits helps people maintain a normal body mass index and, in turn, lowers the risks of developing dementia later in life, researchers found.
Jul. 20, 2020
Researchers say the results show that instruction on healthy lifestyle habits in academies could help improve physical fitness and the overall health of firefighters.
Jul. 7, 2020
The Italian farmers' group Coldiretti opposes the controversial French food labeling system, saying it underrates the health benefits of olive oil.
Jun. 10, 2020
The metabolic signature could lead to a better understanding of how the Mediterranean diet would benefit people with complex metabolic diseases and has the potential for use in personalized nutritional interventions.
Jun. 9, 2020
Patients suffering from IBD who adhered to the Mediterranean diet for six months benefited from a decline in their body mass index and experienced lower levels of inflammation as well as less disease activity.
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.