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.
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.
Mar. 6, 2020
Microorganisms found in low concentrations in extra virgin olive oil could lead to new possibilities in biotechnology.
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.
Feb. 24, 2020
A well-known phenolic compound found in olive oil now shows an ability to reverse brain aging.
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.