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.
May. 15, 2017
Researchers found that doctors' admonitions to avoid foods high in saturated fat like butter and cheese were "just plain wrong."
Feb. 20, 2017
Spanish scientists found the consumption of a MedDiet enhanced with four tablespoons of olive oil per day improved the beneficial actions of HDL cholesterol.
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.