Dec. 4, 2017
New research underscores the fact that a healthy weight involves more than body mass: it also includes how the fat is distributed within the body.
Nov. 8, 2017
Researchers reviewed scientific investigation on the health effects of consuming sugary beverages and found the preponderance of the evidence implicated the drinks in increasing the likelihood of common medical conditions.
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.
Mar. 10, 2017
A recent Spanish study found that people who consumed higher doses of a standardized olive fruit extract fared better on an arterial measurement index and in measurements of mean triglyceride.
Feb. 28, 2017
A group of doctors and medical researchers have backed olive oil as a heart-healthy food, while raising concerns about fad diets and the use of coconut and palm oils.
Feb. 20, 2017
Spanish scientists found the consumption of a MedDiet enhanced with four tablespoons of olive oil per day improved the beneficial actions of HDL cholesterol.
Jan. 3, 2017
A study finds the high magnesium content of the Mediterranean diet plays a key role in the benefits.
Dec. 31, 2016
A phenolic compound found naturally in olive oil reduces and may even prevent cardiovascular problems associated with diabetes mellitus, according to a new study by a group of Spanish researchers.
Dec. 2, 2016
A Harvard study found that the exchange of one percent of the saturated fat in a diet with healthful food can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Sep. 9, 2016
Hydroxycinnamic acids, abundant in Picholine extra virgin olive oils, show neuroprotective effect against Alzheimer's B-amyloid peptide plaque deposits in the brain.
Aug. 30, 2016
New research indicates that the Mediterranean Diet reduces the mortality risk for heart disease patients more than taking statin medications.
Aug. 29, 2016
Sugar and excess carbohydrates are the number one enemy of heart disease, not fat.
Aug. 25, 2016
Polyphenols in EVOO inhibit the platelet aggregation that can lead to abnormal clotting and increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Jul. 28, 2016
Following a Mediterranean dietary pattern provides a wide range of sustained health benefits for reducing the risk and treatment of type 2 diabetes.
Jul. 27, 2016
Italian researchers demonstrated that extra virgin olive oil down-regulated NOX2 activity, pointing to this enzymatic pathway as a mechanism accounting for its antioxidant effects.