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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.

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.

Dec. 3, 2014

Mediterranean Diet Associated with Longevity

Harvard researchers provide additional evidence that a Mediterranean Diet is associated with a longer life.

Dec. 1, 2014

Olive Oil Phenols Help Protect Bone Mass

Phenols in EVOO provide protection against cardiovascular disease, some cancers, and the aging process. They may also prevent the loss of bone mass.

Nov. 28, 2014

International Foundation to Promote Mediterranean Diet

An international foundation will bring together multidisciplinary knowledge and expertise dedicated to the promotion of the Mediterranean diet.

Nov. 22, 2014

Olive Oil Improves Heart Health

Regular consumption of olive oil can improve heart health even in those who don’t follow a Mediterranean diet, according to a new study.

Nov. 20, 2014

Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Risk of Kidney Disease

Dietary patterns that closely resembled the Mediterranean diet were linked with a 50 percent reduced risk of developing chronic kidney disease.

Nov. 17, 2014

Researcher to Share Details of 'Thrilling Discovery'

Gary Beauchamp, director of the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia, will be in Spain to discuss his well-known discovery of the oleocanthal molecule.

Nov. 11, 2014

Olive Oil Accelerates Wound Healing in Burn Patients

A new study shows that eating olive oil can expedite the healing of burn wounds.

Oct. 30, 2014

Corn Oil Lowers Cholesterol: We Can All Go Home

Mazola corn oil reduces cholesterol. Time to pack it all up and finally take up golf like I've wanted to do.

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