olive oil diet

Olive Oil Helps Reverse Damage of High-Fat Diets

Researchers in Chile found a compound in olive oil reduced the adverse effects on cholesterol and insulin caused by a high-fat diet.

Animal Study Finds Monounsaturated Fats in Olive Oil May Extend Life

A study that originated for another purpose discovered more evidence that the type of fat consumed rather than the quantity is a determining factor for health and longevity.
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Mediterranean Diet with EVOO Outperforms Low-Fat Diet for Weight Loss

New research shows a high-fat Mediterranean diet with extra virgin olive oil increases weight loss in people with chronic health conditions.

Formidable Fat: The Plant-Based Olive Oil Diet

Brown University researcher Dr. Mary Flynn says her advocacy of a plant-based, olive oil diet was at one time considered outrageous.
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Olive Oil For a Healthy Digestive System

A healthy body is based on a strong immune system. Toxins are everywhere- in the food we eat, the air we breathe, in the detergents we use, and in our everyday personal-care products.

Mediterranean Diet Pyramid Gets a Makeover

The Mediterranean Diet Foundation updated the traditional Mediterranean Diet pyramid to reflect and adapt to today's lifestyle.
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Consumers Consider Olive Oil Healthiest, But Not Sure Why

In a recent survey olive oil is seen as the healthiest cooking oil, but consumers were confused about the healthfulness of mono- and polyunsaturated fats.

Two Tablespoons of High Quality Olive Oil Every Day Help Protect the Heart

A new study published in Clinical Nutrition shows daily doses of olive oil rich in polyphenols may protect from atherosclerosis by reducing bad cholesterol.