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Health

EVOO Phenols Enhance Osteoblast Cell Growth for Better Bone Health

Treatment of osteoblasts or bone-forming cells with extra virgin live oil phenols increased the number of cells by 11 to 16 percent.

Thyme-Enriched EVOO Prevents DNA Damage

Extra virgin olive oil enriched with its own phenolic compounds and the phenolic compounds of thyme prevent DNA damage.
OPINION

Med Diet Associated with Lower Hip Fractures

Results from a large observational study show the Mediterranean diet is associated with significantly lower risk of hip fractures in women.

Topical Olive Oil Prevents Pressure Ulcers in Immobilized Patients

Topical application of extra virgin olive oil is a more cost effective alternative for preventing pressure ulcers in immobilized patients with the same beneficial outcomes as commonly used skin care products.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Reduces Postprandial Glucose After High GI Meal in Type 1 Diabetes

New research shows that extra virgin olive oil reduces postprandial glucose in type 1 diabetics after consuming a high glycemic index meal

Montoro-Adamuz Gets High Marks for Phenols

Extra virgin olive oil from the PDO Montoro-Adamuz contains high levels of bioactive compounds and substances attributed to positive health benefits.
Special Report

Researchers in Spain Finding Ways to Make Fat in Chocolate and Meats Healthier

Health experts and the EU are pushing us to trade saturated fat for mono and polyunsaturated fats. It is not easy to give up our favorite foods, so Spain is finding ways to make them healthier.

Benefits of Olive Oil for Low Birthweight Infants

Extra virgin olive oil coupled with common nutritional interventions for very low birth weight infants may increase weight gaining and decrease hospitalization time.