Patent Applicant Claims Olive Polyphenols Help Blood Sugar Control

A New Zealand company is seeking an international patent for an olive leaf extract it says can help prevent or manage insulin sensitivity.

Mediterranean Diet Lowers Risk of Heart Disease in U.S. Firefighters

Firefighters who followed a modified Mediterranean style diet had cholesterol levels associated with lower risk of heart disease.
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Extra Virgin Olive Oil May Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

A study suggests extra virgin olive oil polyphenols may prevent or delay the appearance of Alzheimer’s disease.

Study Finds Benefits of Olive Oil and Albumin for Treatment of Spinal Injuries

New research carried out at the National Hospital of Paraplegics in Toledo shows possible benefits of oleic acid in combination with albumin in spinal injury treatment.
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Olive Oil May Protect from Depression

A diet rich in olive oil can protect from mental illness according to a new study by researchers from the Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and the University of Navarra.