Aug. 8, 2017
The Unstoppable Journey of Yanni's Olive Grove
How this resourceful Greek couple transformed their struggling olive tree business into an award-winning olive oil producer on the frontlines of cutting-edge research in the battle against Alzheimer's.
Jul. 27, 2017
Four Studies Support Diet's Role in Dementia
Four groups of researchers attending a recent Alzheimer's Association International conference presented findings that add to a growing body of research on the positive impact that Mediterranean diets have on brain health.
Jun. 22, 2017
Extra Virgin Olive Oil May Prevent Alzheimer's, Study Finds
Extra virgin olive oil consumption decreases the three main characteristics displayed by the Alzheimer's disease phenotype.
Feb. 20, 2016 Health
How EVOO Exerts Neuroprotective Activity Against Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease
Feb. 8, 2016
Mediterranean Diet with EVOO Reduces Cognitive Decline in Older Age
A Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra virgin olive oil is a promising dietary intervention to reduce age-related cognitive decline including Alzheimer's, dementia, and mild cognitive impairment.
Feb. 1, 2016
Role of Olive Oil in the Hallmarks of Aging
A review article looks at the role of monounsaturated fatty acids and polyphenols in EVOO on the aging process at the cellular and molecular levels.
Oct. 27, 2015
Mediterranean Diet Associated with a Larger Brain
Those who adhered to a Mediterranean diet, Columbia researchers found, showed less brain atrophy associated with cognitive decline.
Jun. 15, 2015
Researchers Explore Role of Olive Oil Phenols in Prevention of Neurodegenerative Diseases
A scientific review looks for ways phenols in extra virgin olive oil may prevent neurodegenerative diseases
May. 26, 2015
Mediterranean Diet with Olive Oil or Nuts Improves Cognitive Function
Long-term consumption of the Mediterranean diet supplemented with either extra virgin olive oil or nuts improved cognitive function in older adults.
Feb. 18, 2015
Component in EVOO Kills Cancer Cells
Oleocanthal in EVOO causes a rupture of cancerous cells, releasing enzymes and causing cell death, without harming healthy cells.
May. 1, 2014
A 'Model Diet' for Prevention of Alzheimer's
Adherence to the Mediterranean diet slows cognitive decline, a condition that ultimately leads to Alzheimer’s disease.
Oct. 30, 2013
More Confirmation Mediterranean Diet Protects from Brain Diseases
Adherence to a Mediterranean diet may contribute to prevention of stroke, depression, cognitive impairment, and Parkinson disease.
Sep. 9, 2013
Mediterranean Diet Good for the Brain
Higher adherence to the Mediterranean diet was associated with better cognitive function according to a new review.
Aug. 29, 2013
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.
Mar. 26, 2013
How Extra Virgin Olive Oil Can Protect from Alzheimer’s Disease
Researchers say oleocanthal found in extra-virgin olive oil has the potential to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s Disease.