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Jul. 16, 2015

Mediterranean Diet Decreases DNA Damage in Men with Prostate Cancer

Researchers found that adherence to a modified Mediterranean diet decreased DNA damage that can lead to the development of tumors.

Jul. 13, 2015

Hundreds of Restaurants Get New 'MedDiet' Label

The EU-funded project certifies restaurants that offer "authentic Mediterranean dishes" and comply with the criteria established by the program.

Jun. 28, 2015

Mediterranean Diet in Decline, U.N. Agency Warns

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations called for action to be taken to prevent the further decline of the Mediterranean diet.

Apr. 7, 2015

How EVOO Helps Prevent Colon Cancer

Researcher Mauro Maccarrone explains how active components in high-quality extra virgin olive oils help prevent colon cancer.

Apr. 6, 2015

Mediterranean Diet Also Good for the Environment

The diet predominant in Mediterranean countries creates a much smaller carbon footprint than the standard diets in countries like the United States.

Mar. 31, 2015

Olive Oil Improves Blood Lipid Profile, Reduces Risk of Heart Disease

Olive oil phenols can prevent chronic diseases but they diminish over time, a new report from the University of California at Davis has found.

Mar. 30, 2015

Want Healthier Eggs? Feed Hens EVOO

Feeding hens a diet that includes polyphenol-rich EVOO could lead to eggs that have lower cholesterol content and a better fatty acid profile.

Mar. 26, 2015

Index Predicts Antioxidant Activity of EVOO

Researchers investigated the relationship between certain chemical parameters of extra virgin olive oil and antioxidant activity.

Mar. 18, 2015

Mediterranean Lifestyle Alive and Well on Crete

Sure there's a lot of junk food here too, but Crete is still one of the best places in the world to immerse oneself in the Mediterranean diet and lifestyle.

Feb. 18, 2015

Component in EVOO Kills Cancer Cells

Oleocanthal in EVOO causes a rupture of cancerous cells, releasing enzymes and causing cell death, without harming healthy cells.

Feb. 18, 2015

Study Shows Canola Oil Cannot Replace Olive Oil in a Mediterranean-Style Diet

Researchers concluded canola oil cannot be recommended as a suitable substitute for extra virgin olive oil in a Mediterranean-style diet.

Jan. 29, 2015

Mediterranean Diet Protective Against Obesity in Children

A recent study in eight European countries has shown that children who consume a Mediterranean diet were less likely to be overweight.

Jan. 27, 2015

Grab Your Favorite EVOO, Rinse, Repeat

"Oil pulling" believers credit the practice of swishing oil with a range of benefits, from whiter teeth to increased energy and healthier skin.

Jan. 19, 2015

Mediterranean Diet with a Swiss Twist Lowers Cancer and Heart Disease Risk

Even a culturally-adapted adherence to the traditional Mediterranean style diet can extend lives.

Jan. 15, 2015

Researchers Trace Mediterranean Diet's Origin to Ancient Greek Medicine

The Mediterranean diet may have been conceived by early doctors as a form of medicinal treatment.

Jan. 12, 2015

Olive Oil Works Wonders for Babies

Doctors in Italy recommend using olive oil in solids for babies that are being weaned off breast milk, due to the many common health benefits.

Jan. 12, 2015

Add Olive Oil to Your Skin

Just like olive oil is a healthy part of your diet, it’s also a worthy addition to your skin care routine.

Dec. 11, 2014

Phenols in Extra Virgin Olive Oil Inhibit Colon Cancer Cell Growth

A recent study has shown phenolic extracts in EVOO have an antiproliferative effect on human colon cancer cells.

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