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Health

Does Green Peanut Oil Stand Up to its Rising Popularity?

There is no scientific evidence for health benefits so it could be too soon to get excited about the newest miracle oil.

The Mediterranean Diet on a Budget

Reaping the benefits of one of the world's healthiest regimens doesn't need to break the bank.

5 Reasons to Eat More Chocolate

(As if you needed any)

Med Diet Decreases Inflammation, Increases Mobility in Osteoarthritis Sufferers

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

‘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.

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.
Olive Oil Times Special

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.

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.