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.
Mar. 4, 2020
A new study adds to research that shows adhering to a Mediterranean diet is beneficial for the gut microbiome, which in turn, strongly influences general wellness and aging.
Feb. 26, 2020
The monounsaturated fatty acids found in olive oil have been associated with healthier aging when combined with fasting and exercise
Feb. 26, 2020
Research on the antibacterial activity of olive varieties grown in southern Italy shows promise for natural treatments against E. coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
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.
Dec. 30, 2019
Time-restricted eating poses less of a challenge for long-term dietary compliance than counting calories, and it may offer an array of health benefits beyond promoting weight control.
Dec. 20, 2019
Researchers found that adhering to healthy eating plans, such as the Mediterranean Diet, led to a lower likelihood of mid-frequency and high-frequency hearing loss.
Dec. 19, 2019
The same genetic traits that allow the Lactobacillus pentosus bacteria to survive the table olive fermentation process may also help the microorganisms to bioquench and eliminate harmful heavy metals.
Dec. 11, 2019
Tests on lab mice demonstrated that extra virgin olive oil delays the onset of cognitive impairment and dementia.
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.
Jul. 8, 2019
The IOC has told the EU the threshold for safely being able to consume the chemical 3-MCPD, which is found in refined vegetable oils.
Jun. 16, 2019
After comparing its effects with other healthy diets, the Mediterranean proved superior in fostering better cognition in Type 2 diabetics.