UC Davis Researcher Advises ‘Opt Out of Olive Oil’

A faculty member at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine wrote a post on her department's blog urging people to avoid the use of olive oil.

Med Diet with Extra Virgin Olive Oil Reduces Incidence of Invasive Breast Cancer

Randomized trial shows that consuming a MedDiet supplemented with extra virgin olive oil reduces invasive breast cancer by 68 percent
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Mediterranean Diet with Extra Virgin Olive Oil Lowers Risk of Breast Cancer

The results, based on the long-term follow-up of 4,282 women, add to the benefits of consuming extra virgin olive oil and the Mediterranean diet.

Conference in Spain’s Olive Oil Capital Celebrates Heath and Heritage

A conference in the Spanish province of Jaén will celebrate the health benefits of Liquid Gold.
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Mediterranean Diet May Protect the Heart More than a Low-Fat Diet

A review of the last fifty years of research showed a Mediterranean diet appears to be more effective in protecting the heart.

Mediterranean Diet Can Reduce Risk of Stroke and Heart Attack by 30 Percent

A Mediterranean diet with olive oil or nuts reduced major cardiovascular events by 30 percent.
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Study Finds Olive Oil Can Be Better than Medication for Heart Disease

According to preliminary results of a Spanish study part of PREDIMED, a Mediterranean diet enriched with virgin olive oil or nuts can reverse arteriosclerosis in carotid arteries in just one year.

Olive Oil Diet Reduces Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

A study in the scientific journal Diabetes Care showed that a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil reduces the risk of type II diabetes by almost 50 percent compared to a low fat diet.