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Aug. 30, 2016

Mediterranean Diet Lowers Death Risk for Heart Patients

New research indicates that the Mediterranean Diet reduces the mortality risk for heart disease patients more than taking statin medications.

Aug. 29, 2016

Cardiologist Promotes High-Fat Diet with Olive Oil for Heart Patients

Sugar and excess carbohydrates are the number one enemy of heart disease, not fat.

Aug. 25, 2016

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Better for Frying Fish

Researchers found that the cooking oil we choose determines the generation of toxic compounds during frying, "which can have a great influence on food safety and human health.”

Jul. 28, 2016

Cardiometabolic Benefits of Mediterranean Diet with Olive Oil in Type 2 Diabetics

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

Potential Mechanism for the Cardioprotective Effect of Extra Virgin Olive Oil Unraveled

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.

Jul. 25, 2016

Internet-Based Nutritional Guidance Encourages Healthier Eating

A recent study shows that personalized, Internet-based nutritional advice is a more effective method for improving adherence to a healthier diet than general dietary guidance.

Jul. 18, 2016

Mediterranean Diet, Heavy on the Olive Oil, Can Reduce Risk of Chronic Disease

A Mediterranean diet with no restriction on fat intake may be associated with reduced incidence of cardiovascular events, breast cancer, and type 2 diabetes.

Jul. 18, 2016

Olive Oil Offers Promising Role in Treatment of Bladder Cancer

An olive oil-mycobacteria suspension exhibited the greatest inhibition of tumor cell growth and stimulated the highest level of cytokines that are essential to initiating an anti-tumor immune response in the bladder.

Jul. 14, 2016

Ten Foods That Can Lower Your Blood Pressure

Certain foods are especially valuable for fighting high blood pressure. Here are ten that have been shown to be particularly effective.

Jul. 12, 2016

5 Reasons Extra Virgin Olive Oil is Incredibly Healthy

Here are five of the most important compounds that make extra virgin olive oil a veritable cocktail of health.

Jul. 3, 2016

Curb Hunger: Add Good Fats to Your Diet

While all fats have the potential to curb appetites, attention should be made to what is termed 'good' or 'healthy fat' as opposed to bad or unhealthy ones. 

Jun. 29, 2016

7 Superfoods that Can Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

Seven everyday foods and beverages have been found to lower the risk of stroke in large-scale population studies.

Jun. 14, 2016

Mediterranean Diet with Olive Oil May Prevent Breast Cancer Relapse

A new study suggests that Mediterranean diet including generous amounts of olive oil may reduce the risk of breast cancer relapse compared to a normal diet.

Jun. 13, 2016

Mediterranean Diet with EVOO Outperforms Low-Fat Diet for Weight Loss

New research shows a high-fat Mediterranean diet with extra virgin olive oil increases weight loss in people with chronic health conditions.

Jun. 8, 2016

Role of Olive Oil in Reducing Oxidative Stress

Extra virgin olive oil is a readily available antioxidant food source that helps reduce the effects of oxidative stress and therefore reduces the risk and progression of many diseases

May. 19, 2016

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.

May. 17, 2016

Olive Oil and Infection

Various studies show olive oil is beneficial for infection and infectious diseases having antibacterial, antiviral and antimicrobial effects.

May. 9, 2016

Med Diet Reduces Risk of Major Cardiac Events

In a recent study, the Mediterranean diet decreased the risk of adverse events for patients with cardiovascular disease, while surprisingly the Western diet showed no association for an adverse risk.

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