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.
May. 3, 2021
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
Adherence to the Mediterranean diet among female smokers and former smokers was linked with a reduced risk of contracting rheumatoid arthritis.
Aug. 27, 2020
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
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.”
May. 2, 2016
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. 12, 2016
Compounds in extra virgin olive oil inhibit key proinflammatory molecules involved in the development and progression of aggressive brain cancer.
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.