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Two Mediterranean Plants Might Help Fight Symptoms of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

Prickly pear and brown seaweed improved the symptoms of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's in lab tests using brewer's yeast and fruit flies.

You Really Are What You Eat, Science Says

On a generational timescale, there is physiological evidence that we indeed become what we eat.

Mediterranean Diet May Preserve Brain Volume

A new study finds the Mediterranean diet may may help slow the loss of brain volume and associated cognitive decline that occurs with aging.

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.
Special Report

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.

Chloe Grace Moretz Keeps Skin Clear With Olive Oil

Chloe Grace Moretz swears olive oil keeps her skin looking great, and she isn't the only celebrity who believes in the magic.
Olive Oil Times Special

How Olive Oil Can Help Fight India’s Deadly Trend

Hydroxytyrosol's potential in preventing mercury-related cytotoxicity may make olive oil an excellent nutritional resource to help combat a growing health crisis in India, research shows.

Tradition Breeds Better Nutrition in Italian Children

To improve the eating habits of Italian kids, sommelier Nicola Di Noia offers seminars for children on the secrets of extra virgin olive oil.