oleocanthal

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.

Feb. 25, 2019

Mapping the Polyphenols of Greek EVOOs for Healthy Aging

Extra virgin olive oils from Crete were found to contain the highest polyphenols load. Two-phase processing was also found to better preserves phenols in olive oil.

Feb. 19, 2019

Auburn University Raising Money for Olive Oil and Alzheimer's Research

Researchers at Auburn University have found that a compound in extra virgin olive oil might be valuable for helping prevent or slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

Jun. 6, 2018

Arthritis Foundation Recommends Olive Oil

The Arthritis Foundation suggests olive oil along with a Mediterranean diet to help arthritis sufferers.

Apr. 12, 2018

Greeks Lament EU Decision That Allows Enriching Seed Oils With Phenols

Greek Parliament members criticized an EU decision that allows the use synthetic hydroxytyrosol as a seed oil additive.

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.

Sep. 17, 2015

Mediterranean Diet with Extra Virgin Olive Oil Lowers Risk of Breast Cancer

The results, based on the long-term follow-up of 4,282 women, add to the benefits of consuming extra virgin olive oil and the Mediterranean diet.

Jun. 28, 2015

Tyrosol or Tyrosols: Greek Agency's Stance on Health Claim Comes Down to Semantics

A Greek agency's refusal to recognize tyrosol derivatives is based not on any scientific evidence, but on misguided wordplay.

Jun. 11, 2015

An International Society for Oleocanthal

Experts from the worlds of science, academia, gastronomy and media established the society to foster research on a key component of olive oil.

Feb. 18, 2015

Component in EVOO Kills Cancer Cells

Oleocanthal in EVOO causes a rupture of cancerous cells, releasing enzymes and causing cell death, without harming healthy cells.

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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