Mediterranean diet

Teaching America’s Bravest Med-Style Survival

A Harvard professor urges firefighters in America to turn to a Mediterranean style of eating to avoid on-duty heart attacks.

Mediterranean Diet May Improve IVF Success

A new study suggests that women who ate a diet rich in fresh fruit and vegetables, fish, high-quality olive oil, whole grains and legumes and low in red meat increased their chances of getting pregnant and achieving a live birth by 65-68 percent.
Special Report

Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Risk of Frailty in Older Adults

New findings suggest that a diet consisting mainly of plant-based foods with low to moderate amounts of fish and poultry kept people independent and healthy as they aged.

Olive Council Scientific Conference at UC Davis

On January 17, a panel of experts will discuss the mechanisms of olive oil and their roles in the prevention of cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular and neurological diseases.
Olive Oil Times Special

5 Foods That Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis

Research examining the effects of food on rheumatoid arthritis suggested the anti-inflammatory properties of olive oil and other foods in the Mediterranean diet may help minimize and prevent joint destruction.

Diets Rich in Polyunsaturated Fats May Reduce Appetite

A study out of the University of Georgia suggests that regularly eating foods high in polyunsaturated fats, such as avocado, quinoa, chickpeas, salmon, walnuts and olive oil, may have an affect on your appetite.
Special Report

Mediterranean Diet and EVOO Reduce Incidence of Gestational Diabetes

Researchers in Madrid discover that pregnant women who add more EVOO and pistachios to their diets have healthier pregnancies and healthier babies.

2nd ‘Food Values’ Conference Held in Tuscany

Experts from a wide range of backgrounds met at Villa Pecori Giraldi in Borgo San Lorenzo to discuss the relevance of the Mediterranean diet and explore new approaches and proposals.