Aug. 27, 2020
The National Cancer Institute awarded a grant for researchers to develop the nutraceutical phenolic compound as a functional food in the prevention of breast cancer.
Aug. 10, 2020
Newly published research from the University of Warwick shows that plant-based diets, such as Mediterranean diet, can lower cardiovascular risks even if they include a moderate amount of animal products.
Aug. 7, 2020
Supporters hope Nutrinform, now approved for use in Europe, can challenge the controversial Nutri-Score system.
Jun. 9, 2020
Patients suffering from IBD who adhered to the Mediterranean diet for six months benefited from a decline in their body mass index and experienced lower levels of inflammation as well as less disease activity.
May. 18, 2020
In diets other than the Mediterranean, most weight loss benefits disappeared within a year and the risk of heart disease also rose.
Apr. 21, 2020
The research found that rats consuming a diet enriched with extra virgin olive oil had lower levels of an enzyme associated with cardiomyopathies than rats that were not.
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.