Nov. 15, 2021
The AHA recommended that Americans eat liquid plant oils instead of tropical oils, animal fats and partially hydrogenated fats, but stopped short of singling out extra virgin olive oil.
Aug. 21, 2019
The study, which was conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins University, also found that diets richer in animal products and refined carbohydrates increased the risk of death from heart disease by up to 32 percent.
Feb. 19, 2019
Consuming a minimum of 25 to 29 grams of fiber from Mediterranean diet plant foods is significantly tied to better health and longevity, including a lower the risk of diabetes.
Jun. 17, 2017
Coconut oil is as bad as beef fat and butter, according to new research by the American Heart Association.
May. 15, 2017
Researchers found that doctors' admonitions to avoid foods high in saturated fat like butter and cheese were "just plain wrong."
Feb. 16, 2016
Studies show some promising results for a protective effect against coronary artery disease with exclusive olive oil consumption.
Feb. 1, 2016
Researchers from the University of Glasgow have developed a new way of measuring subtle changes in heart health over just a few weeks by looking at studying protein patterns in urine, a method known as proteomics.
Jul. 20, 2015
A new study reveals polyphenols in olive oil can reduce cardiovascular risks by decreasing bad cholesterol levels and atherogenicity.
Mar. 31, 2015
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. 19, 2015
Even a culturally-adapted adherence to the traditional Mediterranean style diet can extend lives.
Nov. 2, 2012
A new study shows that the positive effects the Mediterranean diet can have on the heart are immediate.
Aug. 24, 2012
The addition of a small amount of olive oil to the diet appears to improve blood vessel function according to a new study by U.S. and Italian researchers
Aug. 21, 2012
Ads claiming Unilever’s Flora Cuisine cooking oil provides “45 percent less saturated fat than olive oil" can stay on TV after the UK advertising watchdog found they are unlikely to mislead viewers.