Mediterranean diet

Mediterranean Diet Linked to Lower Risk of Gallbladder Surgeries

New research discovered the consumption of staples of the Mediterranean diet, such as whole grain breads, fruit, vegetable oil and legumes, may promote the health of the gallbladder.

Only Rich, Well-Educated Benefit From Med Diet

A study has revealed that the Mediterranean diet is only beneficial to those who have access to high-quality foods.
Special Report

Small Dietary Changes Can Reduce Risk of Death

A mere 20-percent improvement in the quality of your diet may decrease the risk of death by 8 to 17 percent.

EVOO a Guest of Honor at Gracie Mansion

Paola Aranci is the executive chef of Gracie Mansion, the official residence of the Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio. In this exclusive interview, she shared her love of cooking and her special connection to extra virgin olive oil.
Olive Oil Times Special

Chocolate Can Protect Our Brains

Cocoa beans contain high concentrations of flavanols, which are naturally-occurring compounds that can protect our brains.

MUFAs May Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis

The study found that the key lies in monounsaturated fatty acids like those found in olive oil, sesame oil, nuts, seeds, avocados, and peanut butter.
Special Report

Parts of the Mediterranean Diet Are More Beneficial for Colorectal Health

Adherence to a combination of three components of the Mediterranean diet can reduce the risk of developing a precancerous colorectal lesion by 85 percent.

Monounsaturated Fat Linked to Fatty Liver Disease

New research out of the University of California, San Francisco has found that a monounsaturated fat may be associated with fatty liver disease. The study examined the livers and fat of mice that were fed different diets.