Nov. 11, 2013
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
Adherence to a Mediterranean diet may contribute to prevention of stroke, depression, cognitive impairment, and Parkinson disease.
Oct. 28, 2013
Despite the recognition of the benefits of the Mediterranean diet, olive oil continues to be overlooked in the dietetic community.
Feb. 27, 2013
A Mediterranean diet with olive oil or nuts reduced major cardiovascular events by 30 percent.
Nov. 2, 2012
A new study shows that the positive effects the Mediterranean diet can have on the heart are immediate.
Oct. 25, 2012
New research suggests that a high intake of olive oil and other monounsaturated fats may protect the skin against sun-related aging.
Aug. 13, 2012
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.
May. 20, 2012
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
The Mediterranean Diet coupled with physical activity results in weight loss and better quality of life for those with metabolic syndrome.
Mar. 29, 2012
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
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
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.