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A Cheap, Easy Way to Quantify Biophenols for the EU Health Claim

A group of researchers has shown how an easy method can be applied by small labs and producers to certify compliance with Europe's polyphenols health claim.

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.
Special Report

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.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Improves Health Outcomes for Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Biologically active compounds in EVOO decrease oxidative stress and improve functional capacity in fibromyalgia sufferers.
Olive Oil Times Special

Polyphenol in Olive Oil May Help Fight Allergies

Already approved use for its preventive effect on LDL oxidation, the possibility of using hydroxytyrosol as a nutrient for allergy prevention broadens the opportunities for olive oil therapeutic applications to a whole new horizon.

Olive Oil May Protect Against Age-Related Macular Degeneration

A recent French study reported a decreased risk of late AMD among olive oil users, "after adjustment for multiple potential confounders.”
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Olive Oil and Infection

Various studies show olive oil is beneficial for infection and infectious diseases having antibacterial, antiviral and antimicrobial effects.

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.