Mar. 23, 2022
In a small study, early-stage leukemia patients who consumed olive oil high in oleocanthal and oleacin experienced a decrease in the number of cancerous cells.
Sep. 15, 2021
Researchers from the University of Louisiana-Monroe are working to create an oral oleocanthal-based supplement for Alzheimer’s patients.
Sep. 1, 2021
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
The findings could pave the way to increase the appeal of extra virgin olive oil for consumers turned off by bitter and pungent flavors.
Apr. 12, 2018
Greek Parliament members criticized an EU decision that allows the use synthetic hydroxytyrosol as a seed oil additive.
Jun. 21, 2017
Boundary Bend claimed in a press release that its California blend was declared the "world's healthiest olive oil" at a competition in Spain. Scientists caution, however, that such a distinction is premature and, at worst, misguided.
Jun. 21, 2017
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
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
A recent French study reported a decreased risk of late AMD among olive oil users, "after adjustment for multiple potential confounders.”
Jun. 10, 2016
The Oleocanthal International Society Conference and Olympia Health & Nutrition Awards featured breakthroughs in olive oil research, a new olive tree varietal, and an olive oil competition for high-phenolic oils.
Mar. 26, 2013
Researchers say oleocanthal found in extra-virgin olive oil has the potential to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s Disease.
Feb. 10, 2013
Olive oil derived compounds may help prevent intestinal ischemia and reperfusion associated organ damage.
Nov. 8, 2012
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.