Jan. 3, 2017
A study finds the high magnesium content of the Mediterranean diet plays a key role in the benefits.
Dec. 31, 2016
A phenolic compound found naturally in olive oil reduces and may even prevent cardiovascular problems associated with diabetes mellitus, according to a new study by a group of Spanish researchers.
Dec. 29, 2016
A new study from the Massachusetts General Hospital says Aspartame may retard weight loss because it blocks the function of an enzyme vital for the prevention of obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Oct. 20, 2016
A Mediterranean diet decreases weight, inflammation and cartilage degradation in osteoarthritis sufferers.
Oct. 13, 2016
Olive oil exerts direct effects on molecules in the body that alter human gene expression and metabolic function.
Sep. 12, 2016
According to new research, oleocanthal may be a potent anticancer agent for aggressive melanoma skin cancers.
Sep. 9, 2016
Hydroxycinnamic acids, abundant in Picholine extra virgin olive oils, show neuroprotective effect against Alzheimer's B-amyloid peptide plaque deposits in the brain.
Sep. 8, 2016
Biologically active compounds in EVOO decrease oxidative stress and improve functional capacity in fibromyalgia sufferers.
Sep. 6, 2016
Recent study findings suggested that oleuropein possesses neuroprotective effects in an in vitro model of PD when administered preventively as a pre-treatment.
Aug. 30, 2016
New research indicates that the Mediterranean Diet reduces the mortality risk for heart disease patients more than taking statin medications.
Aug. 29, 2016
Sugar and excess carbohydrates are the number one enemy of heart disease, not fat.
Aug. 25, 2016
Polyphenols in EVOO inhibit the platelet aggregation that can lead to abnormal clotting and increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Aug. 19, 2016
EVOO containing high levels of polyphenols improves insulin sensitivity and modulates different pathways in inflammatory cells of healthy subjects.
Aug. 15, 2016
As food has become a symbol of social status, it has allowed marketers to attract customers as what was merely functional is now also fashionable.