Jun. 29, 2017
Researchers have found a link between increased mortality and frequent consumption of fried potato foods - but further research is required.
Jun. 22, 2017
Extra virgin olive oil consumption decreases the three main characteristics displayed by the Alzheimer's disease phenotype.
Jun. 21, 2017
Boundary Bend claimed in a press release that its California blend was declared the "world's healthiest olive oil" at a competition in Spain. Scientists caution, however, that such a distinction is premature and, at worst, misguided.
Jun. 13, 2017
Spanish scientists found that adhering to the Mediterranean diet might decrease the risk of obesity by 43 percent.
Jun. 7, 2017
We could be on the brink of accepting olive leaf extract as an alternative treatment for diabetes, as well as a natural antioxidant in food preservation.
Jun. 7, 2017
A recent study suggests omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in foods like olive oil, walnuts and fish, can neutralize listeriosis-causing bacteria without increasing its resistance to antibiotics.
Jun. 5, 2017
It is no secret that eating olive oil and using it topically has countless benefits, including the prevention of strokes and diabetes. Now, researchers say it may even help break down malignant tumors.
May. 15, 2017
Researchers found that doctors' admonitions to avoid foods high in saturated fat like butter and cheese were "just plain wrong."
May. 9, 2017
In Denmark, the operation focused samples of olive oils sold in supermarkets to check their compliance with labeling regulations. Results showed that many of the 'virgin olive oils' tested were blends or lampante oil.
May. 6, 2017
Australian researchers have identified a link between saturated fat consumption and the likelihood of developing osteoarthritis -- the first time the relationship has directly been explored.
May. 4, 2017
A diet high in the polyunsaturated fatty acids found in some common oils, without enough of the monounsaturated fatty acids found in olive oil, is correlated with sedentary behaviors.
Apr. 24, 2017
A middle-schooler's intellectual curiosity led to a home lab experiment that showed an antioxidant in green tea holds promise for cancer prevention.
Apr. 18, 2017
A study that originated for another purpose discovered more evidence that the type of fat consumed rather than the quantity is a determining factor for health and longevity.
Apr. 14, 2017
A Yale study found a 6.2 percent decline in hospital admissions for heart attacks and strokes among New York residents in districts where trans fats were banned from restaurants.