Sep. 16, 2021
A meta-analysis of 16 clinical trials found that coconut oil consumption increased both LDL and HDL cholesterol levels relative to other nontropical vegetable oils.
Aug. 23, 2021
Researchers conducted a meta-analysis of dozens of studies to determine the relationship between specific foods and heart disease.
May. 10, 2021
Researchers found that patients with type 2 diabetes could benefit from eating chocolate enriched with EVOO by decreasing their risk of developing atherosclerosis.
Sep. 4, 2018
Older adults who take care of their heart are less likely to develop dementia than people who neglect their cardiovascular health.
Sep. 1, 2017
Small daily portions of dark chocolate with added natural polyphenols from extra virgin olive oil was associated with an improved cardiovascular risk profile, researchers found.
Feb. 13, 2014
A review of the last fifty years of research showed a Mediterranean diet appears to be more effective in protecting the heart.
Nov. 2, 2012
A new study shows that the positive effects the Mediterranean diet can have on the heart are immediate.
Aug. 24, 2012
The addition of a small amount of olive oil to the diet appears to improve blood vessel function according to a new study by U.S. and Italian researchers
Sep. 21, 2011
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.
Jun. 30, 2010
New research in the FASEB Journal suggests that the polyphenols in virgin olive oil modify the expression of atherosclerosis-related genes, leading to health benefits.