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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.

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.

Oct. 27, 2014

Use Olive Oil for Frying

A new study shows olive oil stands up better to repeated heating and may be the best choice for frying.

Oct. 22, 2014

Not Such a Mediterranean Diet for College Students in Spain

A recent study finds that most Spanish university students opt for a diet that is high in meat and dairy but low in fruits and vegetables.

Oct. 14, 2014

Mediterranean Diet Can Reverse Metabolic Syndrome

A new study finds that following a Mediterranean diet can reverse metabolic syndrome, which afflicts up to 25 percent of adults.

Oct. 8, 2014

EU Rejects UK’s 'Traffic Light' Nutritional Labeling

Europe has rejected the U.K.'s food labeling system, which it says unfairly discriminates against healthful foods like olive oil.

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