olive oil diet

Mediterranean Diet Pyramid Gets a Makeover

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

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

A new study published in Clinical Nutrition shows daily doses of olive oil rich in polyphenols may protect from atherosclerosis by reducing bad cholesterol.

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.