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Jan. 3, 2017

High Levels of Magnesium in Mediterranean Diet Reduce Risk of Chronic Disease

A study finds the high magnesium content of the Mediterranean diet plays a key role in the benefits.

Dec. 31, 2016

Olive Oil Reduces Cardiovascular Problems Associated with Diabetes

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

Aspartame Guilty (Again), This Time for Weight Gain

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

Med Diet Decreases Inflammation, Increases Mobility in Osteoarthritis Sufferers

A Mediterranean diet decreases weight, inflammation and cartilage degradation in osteoarthritis sufferers.

Oct. 13, 2016

FDA Reconsiders Standard for 'Healthy' Claim

The FDA will re-evaluate its regulations concerning nutritional content claims, including the use of the term “healthy.”

Oct. 13, 2016

'Omics' Data Reveals Impact of Olive Oil on Human Gene Expression

Olive oil exerts direct effects on molecules in the body that alter human gene expression and metabolic function.

Sep. 12, 2016

Oleocanthal, a Polyphenol in Olive Oil, Positively Impacts Human Melanoma Cells

According to new research, oleocanthal may be a potent anticancer agent for aggressive melanoma skin cancers.

Sep. 9, 2016

Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk of Colon Cancer

Higher adherence to a Mediterranean diet has been shown to reduce the risk of colon cancer by 50 percent.

Sep. 9, 2016

Researchers Uncover Neuroprotective Effect of Picholine Olive Oils

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

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Improves Health Outcomes for Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Biologically active compounds in EVOO decrease oxidative stress and improve functional capacity in fibromyalgia sufferers.

Sep. 6, 2016

Olive Oil Polyphenol Oleuropein Shows Promising Neuroprotective Effects in Cellular Model of Parkinson’s Disease

Recent study findings suggested that oleuropein possesses neuroprotective effects in an in vitro model of PD when administered preventively as a pre-treatment.

Sep. 6, 2016

Med Diet with Olive Oil is Good for Your Brain

A new Australian study confirms that the Mediterranean Diet improves brain function, slows cognitive decline, and reduces the risk of Alzheimer's.

Aug. 30, 2016

Mediterranean Diet Lowers Death Risk for Heart Patients

New research indicates that the Mediterranean Diet reduces the mortality risk for heart disease patients more than taking statin medications.

Aug. 29, 2016

Cardiologist Promotes High-Fat Diet with Olive Oil for Heart Patients

Sugar and excess carbohydrates are the number one enemy of heart disease, not fat.

Aug. 25, 2016

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Better for Frying Fish

Researchers found that the cooking oil we choose determines the generation of toxic compounds during frying, "which can have a great influence on food safety and human health.”

Aug. 25, 2016

EVOO Polyphenols May Provide Protection Against Platelet Aggregation in Cardiovascular Disease

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

Health Benefits of High-Phenolic Olive Oils Decoded through Gene Expressions

EVOO containing high levels of polyphenols improves insulin sensitivity and modulates different pathways in inflammatory cells of healthy subjects.

Aug. 15, 2016

Social Status, Fashion Drive Consumer Food Choices

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.

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