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 Polyphenol Oleuropein Shows Promising Neuroprotective Effects in Cellular Model of Parkinson’s Disease

Recent study findings suggested that oleuropein possesses neuroprotective effects in an in vitro model of PD when administered preventively as a pre-treatment.
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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.”

Olive Oil and Infection

Various studies show olive oil is beneficial for infection and infectious diseases having antibacterial, antiviral and antimicrobial effects.
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Olive Oil May Be Useful in Brain Cancer Chemoprevention

Compounds in extra virgin olive oil inhibit key proinflammatory molecules involved in the development and progression of aggressive brain cancer.

Corfu Farmer Strikes Green Gold

A family on a Greek island not known for quality olive oil is breaking with tradition, while rediscovering a native variety high in phenols.
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Berkeley Olive Grove EVOO Packs a Punch

Recent research shows one California extra virgin olive oil just might be among the world's healthiest.

Olive Compounds Said to Enhance Healing Power of Human Stem Cells

A new patent application proposes adding olive polyphenols in wound treatments based on umbilical cord stem cells.