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Feb. 19, 2019

Dietary Fiber Linked to Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Cancer

Consuming a minimum of 25 to 29 grams of fiber from Mediterranean diet plant foods is significantly tied to better health and longevity, including a lower the risk of diabetes.

Jan. 31, 2019

Key Nutrients in Mediterranean Diet Linked to Healthy Brain Aging

Illinois researchers discover nutrients from fatty fish, whole grains, nuts, seeds, fruits and vegetables work synergistically to enhance brain health.

Jan. 30, 2019

Compound Found in Olives May Help Prevent Deadly Type of Breast Cancer

A study completed at the University of Jaén has identified the benefits that a compound found in both olives and olive oil may have on an aggressive type of breast cancer.

Dec. 11, 2018

Mediterranean Diet Plus Regular Exercise Maintains Weight Loss

A new study shows the formula tor long-term weight loss and heart health is to eat the nutritious Mediterranean diet and engage in regular workouts.

Dec. 3, 2018

Greeks Moving Away from Med Diet, Survey Finds

The eating habits in Greece have been sharply influenced by the financial crisis and global nutritional trends.

Nov. 26, 2018

FDA Allows Cardiovascular Health on Olive Oil Labels

A new 'qualified health claim' allows bottlers to say that their product improves heart health if consumed instead of animal-based fats.

Oct. 29, 2018

Healthy Diets Like the Mediterranean Diet Are Tied to Better Cellular Aging

Nutritious diets have a lengthening effect on chromosomal structures called telomeres, which help protect against chronic disease.

Oct. 23, 2018

Mediterranean Diet May Help Prevent Macular Degeneration

A new study found eating a diet plentiful in fruit, vegetables and fatty fish, such as the Mediterranean diet, can help protect from an eye disease that erodes central vision.

Oct. 22, 2018

Squalene in Virgin Olive Oil May Help Tissue Repair

Squalenes, a compound found in virgin olive oil, might help cicatrization and tissue repair according to a research study by the University of Jaén.

Oct. 8, 2018

Mediterranean Diet Linked to 33 percent Lower Depression Risk

A new study uncovered more evidence that diet quality influences mental health.

Oct. 5, 2018

Med Diet May Lower Stroke Risk in Women

A new study in the U.K. suggests the Mediterranean diet may be particularly protective of stroke in women over 40, regardless of whether they take hormone replacement therapy or have experienced menopause.

Oct. 3, 2018

Yale Olive Oil Conference Underway

No less than 26 speakers each had between 20 and 40 minutes today in a rapid-fire mix of mostly scientific presentations on the mechanisms behind the health benefits of olive oil.

Sep. 25, 2018

How the Combination of Olive Oil and Sleep Can Prevent Cardiovascular Events

Canadian scientists discovered olive oil helps protect against the platelet aggregation that leads to heart attacks and strokes.

Sep. 21, 2018

Fish Oil No Better Than Olive Oil for Reducing Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetics

Omega-3 fish oil supplements failed to prevent first-time heart attacks or strokes in diabetics compared to a control group that took olive oil capsules.

Sep. 20, 2018

Olive Oil Sommelier Program Expands to London

The London edition of the acclaimed program will be held January 20-25 in Bloomsbury.

Sep. 17, 2018

Yale to Host Conference on Olive Oil, Plans to Establish Research Center

The conference will gather industry members from an array of disciplines to plan the formation of an olive oil think tank.

Sep. 17, 2018

Research Examines Functional Ingredients in Olive Pomace

A Spanish research project is evaluating the use of olive pomace paste for the development new health products.

Sep. 12, 2018

Mediterranean Diet Prolongs Life of Seniors

The higher consumption of monounsaturated fat and the lower consumption of saturated fat is one of the main factors behind the longevity benefit of the Mediterranean diet.

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