Feb. 16, 2016
Extra virgin olive oil contains a non-toxic chemical compound called DMB that prevents gut bacteria from converting certain nutrients into a harmful chemical that negatively affects heart and brain health.
Feb. 16, 2016
Studies show some promising results for a protective effect against coronary artery disease with exclusive olive oil consumption.
Feb. 12, 2016
Researchers investigated the effect of temperature on the stability of phenolic compounds in virgin olive oil during long-term storage.
Sep. 30, 2015
Replacing saturated fats and refined carbohydrates with unsaturated fats such as olive oil and whole grain carbohydrates may help lower risk of heart disease.
Sep. 22, 2015
Frying vegetables in extra virgin olive oil adds to the antioxidant qualities of the produce, according to a recent Spanish scientific study.
Sep. 17, 2015
The results, based on the long-term follow-up of 4,282 women, add to the benefits of consuming extra virgin olive oil and the Mediterranean diet.
Aug. 11, 2015
Nurses who consumed olive oil had a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to those whose diet did not include any olive oil at all.
Jul. 21, 2015
A Mediterranean-type meal supplemented with EVOO had a beneficial effect on post-prandial glycemic and lipid profile by decreasing blood glucose, LDL and oxidized LDL.
Jul. 20, 2015
A new study reveals polyphenols in olive oil can reduce cardiovascular risks by decreasing bad cholesterol levels and atherogenicity.
Jul. 16, 2015
Researchers found that adherence to a modified Mediterranean diet decreased DNA damage that can lead to the development of tumors.
Jun. 15, 2015
A scientific review looks for ways phenols in extra virgin olive oil may prevent neurodegenerative diseases
May. 26, 2015
Long-term consumption of the Mediterranean diet supplemented with either extra virgin olive oil or nuts improved cognitive function in older adults.