Oct. 29, 2019
A team at Manchester Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom are working to advance research on the Mediterranean diet and other healthy diets that promote healthy gut bacteria.
Oct. 16, 2019
Cannabidiol, a chemical found in marijuana, is being used to treat a number of different ailments, from epilepsy to inflammation. Combining CBD with olive oil may improve its effectiveness.
Aug. 28, 2019
A new study found that tyrosol delayed neurodegeneration and contributed to a longer lifespan in worms by reducing oxidative stress and inducing the expression of different protective genes.
Aug. 26, 2019
A major clinical study found that participants who followed a Mediterranean diet in which the main source of fat was extra virgin olive oil reduced the need to begin using diabetes medications by more than 20 percent compared with participants following a low-fat diet.
Aug. 23, 2019
The Nordic diet emphasizes eating whole grains, in-season fruits and vegetables, and fish. Adding olive oil can make the diet more flavorful and replace canola oil as the traditional cooking fat.
Aug. 22, 2019
A recent study suggests that daily nut consumption can positively affect men's sexual health. Men in this study supplemented a Western-style diet with two handfuls of nuts daily.
Aug. 21, 2019
The study, which was conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins University, also found that diets richer in animal products and refined carbohydrates increased the risk of death from heart disease by up to 32 percent.
Aug. 13, 2019
This three-month study of the keto diet, which included a rigorous physical training component, resulted in an overall improvement in body composition for active service members.
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.
Jun. 6, 2019
New research showed that eating nutritious foods and avoiding non-nutritious foods might help protect against cancer.