oleocanthal

Sep. 15, 2021

Study: Oleocanthal Regulates Abnormalities in Receptor Responsible for Alzheimer’s

Researchers from the University of Louisiana-Monroe are working to create an oral oleocanthal-based supplement for Alzheimer’s patients.

Sep. 1, 2021

Oleocanthal-Based Treatment Shows Promise Against Aggressive Type of Breast Cancer

A study from the University of Louisiana-Monroe showed that an oleocanthal-xylitol formulation suppressed the initiation and progression of breast cancer in mice.

Aug. 26, 2021

Certain Food Proteins Reduce Bitterness and Pungency of EVOO

The findings could pave the way to increase the appeal of extra virgin olive oil for consumers turned off by bitter and pungent flavors.

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May. 3, 2021

Phytochemicals in Olive Oil Help Prevent a Range of Diseases, Study Finds

Olive oil, the most distinctive attribute of the Mediterranean diet, is associated with many health benefits including protection against acute and chronic inflammation.

Sep. 22, 2020

Mediterranean Diet May Help Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis in Smokers

Adherence to the Mediterranean diet among female smokers and former smokers was linked with a reduced risk of contracting rheumatoid arthritis.

Aug. 27, 2020

NCI Funds Effort to Develop Oleocanthal as Cancer Prevention Tool

The National Cancer Institute awarded a grant for researchers to develop the nutraceutical phenolic compound as a functional food in the prevention of breast cancer.

Jun. 21, 2017

Researchers Link Oleocanthal to Cancer, Alzheimer's Prevention

A study concluded that oleocanthal administered as a pure entity was effective. The focus has now turned to developing a dietary supplement.

Aug. 25, 2016

EVOO Polyphenols May Provide Protection Against Platelet Aggregation in Cardiovascular Disease

Polyphenols in EVOO inhibit the platelet aggregation that can lead to abnormal clotting and increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Aug. 3, 2016

Olive Oil May Protect Against Age-Related Macular Degeneration

A recent French study reported a decreased risk of late AMD among olive oil users, "after adjustment for multiple potential confounders.”

May. 11, 2016

New Phenolic Compounds Found in EVOO

New phenolic compounds belonging to the oleuropein and ligstroside aglycon family have been discovered in oils from the Koroneiki and Mission olive varieties.

May. 2, 2016

Extra Virgin Olive Oil More Effective than Ibuprofen in Treating Menstrual Pain

Daily doses of extra virgin olive oil taken two weeks prior to the menstrual cycle is more effective at reducing pain severity than common NSAID ibuprofen.

Feb. 19, 2016

Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Benefits of Olive Oil

Phenolic compounds in extra virgin olive oil exert powerful natural anti-inflammatory benefits for various health conditions.

Feb. 12, 2016

Olive Oil May Be Useful in Brain Cancer Chemoprevention

Compounds in extra virgin olive oil inhibit key proinflammatory molecules involved in the development and progression of aggressive brain cancer.

Nov. 18, 2012

Important Minor Compounds in Olive Oil

The most important minor compounds of olive appear in low concentration, however they have a significant positive effect on human health.

Nov. 8, 2012

Researchers Say New Tool Measures Olive Oil 'Healthfulness'

The health benefits of a specific olive oil could be easier to assess with a new Greek system to measure the content of key compounds.

Mar. 13, 2012

Extra Virgin of Messini More than Liquid Gold

Extra virgon olive oil produced from trees in Messini, near Kalamata, were found to contain the largest quantities of the well-known oleocanthal and other anti-inflammatory substances.

May. 13, 2011

Tapping Hidden Value in Liquid Gold

Science and industry are finding new ways to capture and exploit the healthful properties of olive oil.

Jan. 19, 2011

Maybe You Shouldn't Do Something About That Cough

Researchers revealed that sensor molecules, located in the human throat but not the mouth, attach to a chemical found in high-end olive oils causing the very noticeable sensation

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