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Apr. 1, 2014

Patent Applicant Claims Olive Polyphenols Help Blood Sugar Control

A New Zealand company is seeking an international patent for an olive leaf extract it says can help prevent or manage insulin sensitivity.

Mar. 24, 2014

Mediterranean Diet Lowers Risk of Heart Disease in U.S. Firefighters

Firefighters who followed a modified Mediterranean style diet had cholesterol levels associated with lower risk of heart disease.

Mar. 13, 2014

Mediterranean Diet May Mitigate Heart Failure Risk Factors

New evidence suggests a Mediterranean diet may improve the markers used to diagnose and provide a prognosis for heart failure.

Nov. 11, 2013

Mediterranean Diet in Midlife Results in Better Quality of Life in Old Age

Women who followed a Mediterranean style diet in midlife were more likely at old age to be without any major limitations in physical and mental health.

Oct. 30, 2013

More Confirmation Mediterranean Diet Protects from Brain Diseases

Adherence to a Mediterranean diet may contribute to prevention of stroke, depression, cognitive impairment, and Parkinson disease.

Oct. 28, 2013

Mediterranean Diet Gaining Among Nutritionists But Olive Oil Still on Sidelines

Despite the recognition of the benefits of the Mediterranean diet, olive oil continues to be overlooked in the dietetic community.

Sep. 19, 2013

GirOlio 2013: Around Italy in 90 Days

GirOlio 2013, organized by the National Association Città dell'Olio, will wind through all of Italy and its olive-growing lands.

Sep. 9, 2013

Mediterranean Diet Good for the Brain

Higher adherence to the Mediterranean diet was associated with better cognitive function according to a new review.

Aug. 26, 2013

Modified Mediterranean Diet May Protect from Diabetes

A new study suggests that a Mediterranean diet that is low in certain carbohydrates can protect from diabetes.

Aug. 19, 2013

Mediterranean Diet May Interact with Genes and Prevent Stroke

A Mediterranean diet pattern may reduce stroke in genetically predisposed individuals according to a new study published in Diabetes Care.

May. 13, 2013

Olive Oil Beneficial for Elderly

Extra virgin olive oil reduced total cholesterol, but also increased HDL levels, also known as the "good" cholesterol, in a recent study.

Feb. 27, 2013

Mediterranean Diet Can Reduce Risk of Stroke and Heart Attack by 30 Percent

A Mediterranean diet with olive oil or nuts reduced major cardiovascular events by 30 percent.

Dec. 12, 2012

Top 5 Health Benefits of Olive Oil

Its effects are still not fully understood, yet some ways olive oil can preserve and improve human health have been firmly established.

Nov. 14, 2012

Just Maybe the World's Best Place to 'Live'

The people of Ikaria island in the Aegean Sea have fully grasped the meaning of leading a healthy and happy life.

Nov. 2, 2012

High-Fat Meal with Olive Oil Can Have Immediate Positive Effects

A new study shows that the positive effects the Mediterranean diet can have on the heart are immediate.

Oct. 25, 2012

Olive Oil May Help Protect Skin from the Aging Effects of the Sun

New research suggests that a high intake of olive oil and other monounsaturated fats may protect the skin against sun-related aging.

Oct. 22, 2012

Mediterranean Diet Forum Returns to Imperia

The forum hopes to advance the diet as an essential social and economic asset for Liguria and all Mediterranean countries.

Aug. 15, 2012

Olive Oil May Protect Bones

A new study by Spanish researchers shows that adding olive oil to the diet may help preserve bone.