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.
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.
Mar. 10, 2017
A recent Spanish study found that people who consumed higher doses of a standardized olive fruit extract fared better on an arterial measurement index and in measurements of mean triglyceride.
Mar. 9, 2017
"We found a strong link between the Mediterranean diet and reduced oestrogen-receptor-negative breast cancer risk," said lead researcher Piet van den Brandt
Feb. 28, 2017
A group of doctors and medical researchers have backed olive oil as a heart-healthy food, while raising concerns about fad diets and the use of coconut and palm oils.
Feb. 20, 2017
Experts met on February 14 at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences at the Vatican City to launch a debate on food values and the role and significance of the Mediterranean diet.
Feb. 20, 2017
Spanish scientists found the consumption of a MedDiet enhanced with four tablespoons of olive oil per day improved the beneficial actions of HDL cholesterol.
Feb. 15, 2017
A U.K. public health campaign aims to increase awareness of the risks of consuming browned food. This latest proclamation and vocal criticism from its opponents have cast renewed focus on the foods and diets known to mitigate cancer risk.