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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.

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.

Aug. 13, 2012

An 'Oil Change' Helps Two Greek Companies Stay Ahead

Olive oil is now used by food companies in ready meals and food products in innovative ways signaling a turn to a healthier way of life.

Jun. 6, 2012

Mediterranean Diet Can Help You Live 'Better'

According to Spanish researchers, adherence to a Mediterranean style diet rich in olive oil, fruits, vegetables and fish is associated with better physical and mental health.

May. 22, 2012

France University Offers Degree in Olive Oil

Students in the University of Montpellier program can earn a Diplôme Universitaire (DU) d'Oléologie, or a university specialization diploma in olive oil.

May. 20, 2012

Michelle Obama Awarded a 1,400 Year-Old Olive Tree

First Lady Michelle Obama will be awarded with a 1,400 year-old olive tree named "La Regina" in Salento for her commitment to a healthy lifestyle.

Apr. 17, 2012

Mediterranean Diet with Exercise Ideal for Metabolic Syndrome

The Mediterranean Diet coupled with physical activity results in weight loss and better quality of life for those with metabolic syndrome.

Mar. 29, 2012

Olive Oil, Beans and Fish Protect from Breast Cancer

According to a new study by Greek-Cypriot researchers, a diet rich in olive oil, vegetables, beans and fish can protect from breast cancer.

Mar. 27, 2012

Culinary Event Provides User’s Manual for Cretan Olive Oil

Students learned how olive oil is used in Cretan cuisine at the award-winning Biolea mill on the Astrikas estate in Kolymbari, Western Crete.

Mar. 5, 2012

Olive Oil May Help Prevent Neurodegenerative Diseases

A study carried out by the Lipid Unit of the Barcelona Hospital Clinic suggests that high consumption of olive oil, and other foods rich in polyphenols may improve cognitive function and prevent neuro-degenerative diseases.