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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.

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.

May. 4, 2016

Nutritional Genomics and the Role of the Mediterranean Diet in Cardiovascular Disease

Early research in nutritional genomics shows the Mediterranean diet and consumption of olive oil fosters positive molecular changes in the body.

May. 2, 2016

Extra Virgin Olive Oil More Effective than Ibuprofen in Treating Menstrual Pain

Daily doses of extra virgin olive oil taken two weeks prior to the menstrual cycle is more effective at reducing pain severity than common NSAID ibuprofen.

Apr. 21, 2016

EVOO Phenols Enhance Osteoblast Cell Growth for Better Bone Health

Treatment of osteoblasts or bone-forming cells with extra virgin live oil phenols increased the number of cells by 11 to 16 percent.

Apr. 4, 2016

Thyme-Enriched EVOO Prevents DNA Damage

Extra virgin olive oil enriched with its own phenolic compounds and the phenolic compounds of thyme prevent DNA damage.

Apr. 4, 2016

Med Diet Associated with Lower Hip Fractures

Results from a large observational study show the Mediterranean diet is associated with significantly lower risk of hip fractures in women.

Mar. 30, 2016

Topical Olive Oil Prevents Pressure Ulcers in Immobilized Patients

Topical application of extra virgin olive oil is a more cost effective alternative for preventing pressure ulcers in immobilized patients with the same beneficial outcomes as commonly used skin care products.

Mar. 30, 2016

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Reduces Postprandial Glucose After High GI Meal in Type 1 Diabetes

New research shows that extra virgin olive oil reduces postprandial glucose in type 1 diabetics after consuming a high glycemic index meal

Mar. 15, 2016

Montoro-Adamuz Gets High Marks for Phenols

Extra virgin olive oil from the PDO Montoro-Adamuz contains high levels of bioactive compounds and substances attributed to positive health benefits.

Mar. 10, 2016

Researchers in Spain Finding Ways to Make Fat in Chocolate and Meats Healthier

Health experts and the EU are pushing us to trade saturated fat for mono and polyunsaturated fats. It is not easy to give up our favorite foods, so Spain is finding ways to make them healthier.

Mar. 4, 2016

Benefits of Olive Oil for Low Birthweight Infants

Extra virgin olive oil coupled with common nutritional interventions for very low birth weight infants may increase weight gaining and decrease hospitalization time.

Feb. 29, 2016

Mediterranean Diet with Olive Oil Shown to Modulate Gut Bacteria, Improve Insulin Sensitivity and Metabolic Syndrome

Phenolic-compound-rich foods such as olive oil, vegetables and fruit promote the abundance of beneficial bacteria.

Feb. 24, 2016

Med Diet with Extra Virgin Olive Oil Reduces Incidence of Invasive Breast Cancer

Randomized trial shows that consuming a MedDiet supplemented with extra virgin olive oil reduces invasive breast cancer by 68 percent

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.

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