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Sep. 18, 2019

Regular Exercise May Slow Emergence of Alzheimer's Symptoms

A new study found that people at risk of Alzheimer's who exercised 30 minutes each day showed fewer symptoms of the disease than those who did not exercise regularly.

Jul. 29, 2019

New Funding for Research on Dementia and MedDiet

Researchers from Swinburne University received funding to continue investigating the links found between adhering to the Mediterranean diet and a reduced risk of dementia.

Apr. 1, 2019

New Study Suggests a Healthy Diet May Not Reduce Dementia Risk

These findings contradict earlier studies, which have concluded that a healthy diet reduces the risk of mental decline and aids in the prevention of abnormalities that can precede dementia.

Jun. 21, 2017

Researchers Link Oleocanthal to Cancer, Alzheimer's Prevention

A study concluded that oleocanthal administered as a pure entity was effective. The focus has now turned to developing a dietary supplement.

Jan. 16, 2017

Two Mediterranean Plants Might Help Fight Symptoms of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

Prickly pear and brown seaweed improved the symptoms of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's in lab tests using brewer's yeast and fruit flies.

Jan. 10, 2017

Mediterranean Diet May Preserve Brain Volume

A new study finds the Mediterranean diet may may help slow the loss of brain volume and associated cognitive decline that occurs with aging.

Sep. 6, 2016

Med Diet with Olive Oil is Good for Your Brain

A new Australian study confirms that the Mediterranean Diet improves brain function, slows cognitive decline, and reduces the risk of Alzheimer's.

Feb. 20, 2016

How EVOO Exerts Neuroprotective Activity Against Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease

Phenols in extra virgin olive oil exert antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects on the brain that scavenge pesticide induced free radicals that contribute to neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

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.

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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.

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