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Report Suggests Truffle Oil Caused Fig & Olive Salmonella Cases

159 people contracted Salmonella from eating at a restaurant in DC. Health officials are blaming truffle oil.

Olive Extract Might Help Fight Arterial Stiffness, Study Finds

A recent Spanish study found that people who consumed higher doses of a standardized olive fruit extract fared better on an arterial measurement index and in measurements of mean triglyceride.

Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk of Deadliest Breast Cancer by 40 Percent

"We found a strong link between the Mediterranean diet and reduced oestrogen-receptor-negative breast cancer risk," said lead researcher Piet van den Brandt

Med Diet Could Relieve Pain Linked to Obesity

A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, plant-based protein and seafood can decrease the chances an overweight person will experience regular pain due to inflammation.
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Journal of the American College of Cardiology Recommends Olive Oil

A group of doctors and medical researchers have backed olive oil as a heart-healthy food, while raising concerns about fad diets and the use of coconut and palm oils.

Vatican Conference Examines a Renaissance of the Mediterranean Diet in the 21st Century

Experts met on February 14 at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences at the Vatican City to launch a debate on food values and the role and significance of the Mediterranean diet.
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Mediterranean Diet With Additional Olive Oil May Promote Heart Health Even More

Spanish scientists found the consumption of a MedDiet enhanced with four tablespoons of olive oil per day improved the beneficial actions of HDL cholesterol.

U.K. Campaign Against Charred Foods Casts Light on Benefits of the Mediterranean Lifestyle

A U.K. public health campaign aims to increase awareness of the risks of consuming browned food. This latest proclamation and vocal criticism from its opponents have cast renewed focus on the foods and diets known to mitigate cancer risk.