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Apr. 5, 2018

MUFAs from Plant Sources May Reduce Risk of Heart Disease Death

Monounsaturated fat foods can promote longevity if they are derived from plants rather than animals a new study found.

Feb. 15, 2018

Teaching America’s Bravest Med-Style Survival

A Harvard professor urges firefighters in America to turn to a Mediterranean style of eating to avoid on-duty heart attacks.

Feb. 12, 2018

Mediterranean Diet May Improve IVF Success

A new study suggests that women who ate a diet rich in fresh fruit and vegetables, fish, high-quality olive oil, whole grains and legumes and low in red meat increased their chances of getting pregnant and achieving a live birth by 65-68 percent.

Oct. 12, 2017

2nd 'Food Values' Conference Held in Tuscany

Experts from a wide range of backgrounds met at Villa Pecori Giraldi in Borgo San Lorenzo to discuss the relevance of the Mediterranean diet and explore new approaches and proposals.

Oct. 4, 2017

Study: Plant-Based Diet Alleviates Reflux as Effectively as Medications

Adherence to a plant-based diet reduces reflux symptoms as effectively as the troublesome drugs.

Sep. 25, 2017

Even Late Adoption of a Healthier Diet Can Help, Study Finds

Researchers found that following a high-quality diet in late adulthood can decrease abdominal and liver fat, reducing the risk of certain inflammatory and heart-related conditions.

Aug. 29, 2017

Mediterranean Diet Linked to Lower Risk of Gallbladder Surgeries

New research discovered the consumption of staples of the Mediterranean diet, such as whole grain breads, fruit, vegetable oil and legumes, may promote the health of the gallbladder.

Aug. 7, 2017

Only Rich, Well-Educated Benefit From Med Diet

A study has revealed that the Mediterranean diet is only beneficial to those who have access to high-quality foods.

Aug. 2, 2017

Small Dietary Changes Can Reduce Risk of Death

A mere 20 percent improvement in the quality of your diet may decrease the risk of death by 8 to 17 percent.

Aug. 1, 2017

EVOO a Guest of Honor at Gracie Mansion

Paola Aranci is the executive chef of Gracie Mansion, the official residence of the Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio. In this exclusive interview, she shared her love of cooking and her special connection to extra virgin olive oil.

Jul. 25, 2017

Chocolate Can Protect Our Brains

Cocoa beans contain high concentrations of flavanols, which are naturally-occurring compounds that can protect our brains.

Jul. 17, 2017

MUFAs May Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis

The study found that the key lies in monounsaturated fatty acids like those found in olive oil, sesame oil, nuts, seeds, avocados, and peanut butter.

Jul. 10, 2017

Parts of the Mediterranean Diet Are More Beneficial for Colorectal Health

Adherence to a combination of three components of the Mediterranean diet can reduce the risk of developing a precancerous colorectal lesion by 85 percent.

Jun. 29, 2017

Monounsaturated Fat Linked to Fatty Liver Disease

New research out of the University of California, San Francisco has found that a monounsaturated fat may be associated with fatty liver disease. The study examined the livers and fat of mice that were fed different diets.

Jun. 22, 2017

Extra Virgin Olive Oil May Prevent Alzheimer's, Study Finds

Extra virgin olive oil consumption decreases the three main characteristics displayed by the Alzheimer's disease phenotype.

Jun. 19, 2017

Red Onions Have Potent Cancer-Fighting Properties

Onion-based flavonoids are best at triggering apoptosis in abnormally dividing cells, researchers found.

Jun. 15, 2017

Pasta Not as Fattening as Previously Thought

Pasta consumption relates to slimmer bodies, a new study found.

Jun. 13, 2017

Med Diet Can Cut the Risk of Obesity Almost in Half

Spanish scientists found that adhering to the Mediterranean diet might decrease the risk of obesity by 43 percent.

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