olive oil diet

Oct. 12, 2022

Study: Med Diet Adherence Linked with Lower Intestinal Inflammation

Researchers theorized that fiber-rich foods associated with the MedDiet created an ecological advantage for certain microbes to flourish and contributed to lower levels of inflammation.

Oct. 6, 2022

Biden Administration Plans Overhaul of Nutrition Labeling

New guidelines from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will focus on overall dietary patterns instead of specific macro and micronutrients.

Sep. 16, 2021

New Research Reveals Key Role of Olive Oil in Ancient Roman Diets

Using new investigative techniques, researchers from the University of Kent determined that olive oil constituted 20 percent of caloric intake among residents of one Roman city.

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Aug. 23, 2021

Study Suggests New Approach to Promoting a Heart-Healthy Diet

Researchers conducted a meta-analysis of dozens of studies to determine the relationship between specific foods and heart disease.

Apr. 23, 2021

Olive Oil Consumption Increases Testosterone in Men With Insufficient Levels

A new study shows that men following low-fat diets are more likely to have inadequately low levels of testosterone. Adding EVOO to their diets may be a solution.

Aug. 14, 2020

Olive Oil and the Keto Diet

Why extra virgin olive oil is among the preferred fats for a body in ketosis.

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Jun. 13, 2016

Mediterranean Diet with EVOO Outperforms Low-Fat Diet for Weight Loss

New research shows a high-fat Mediterranean diet with extra virgin olive oil increases weight loss in people with chronic health conditions.

May. 13, 2014

Formidable Fat: The Plant-Based Olive Oil Diet

Brown University researcher Dr. Mary Flynn says her advocacy of a plant-based, olive oil diet was at one time considered outrageous.

Nov. 30, 2011

Olive Oil For a Healthy Digestive System

A healthy body is based on a strong immune system. Toxins are everywhere- in the food we eat, the air we breathe, in the detergents we use, and in our everyday personal-care products.

Oct. 18, 2011

Mediterranean Diet Pyramid Gets a Makeover

The Mediterranean Diet Foundation updated the traditional Mediterranean Diet pyramid to reflect and adapt to today's lifestyle.

Aug. 29, 2011

Consumers Consider Olive Oil Healthiest, But Not Sure Why

In a recent survey olive oil is seen as the healthiest cooking oil, but consumers were confused about the healthfulness of mono- and polyunsaturated fats.

Mar. 18, 2011

Two Tablespoons of High Quality Olive Oil Every Day Help Protect the Heart

Even modest daily doses of extra virgin olive oil may protect from atherosclerosis by reducing bad cholesterol.

Mar. 14, 2011

The Mediterranean Diet and Metabolic Syndrome

Dr. Antonis Pothoulakis says the recent "meta study" shows that a Mediterranean diet can improve each component of the metabolic syndrome group of risk factors.

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