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Nov. 5, 2013

Melgarejo’s Bid for Even Healthier Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Jaén’s Aceites Campoliva, makers of Melgarejo, seeks to otpimize the healthfulness of extra virgin olive oil.

Jun. 17, 2013

Replacing Some Carbs with Healthy Oils Can Slow Prostate Cancer

U.S. researchers find that men who consumed more vegetable fat had a lower risk of lethal prostate cancer.

Apr. 10, 2013

Olive Polyphenols May Affect Learning and Memory

Reseachers discovered that olive polyphenols may affect certain proteins in the brain involved in memory, learning and thinking.

Nov. 18, 2012

Important Minor Compounds in Olive Oil

The most important minor compounds of olive appear in low concentration, however they have a significant positive effect on human health.

Nov. 14, 2012

Just Maybe the World's Best Place to 'Live'

The people of Ikaria island in the Aegean Sea have fully grasped the meaning of leading a healthy and happy life.

Nov. 8, 2012

Researchers Say New Tool Measures Olive Oil 'Healthfulness'

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.

Nov. 2, 2012

High-Fat Meal with Olive Oil Can Have Immediate Positive Effects

A new study shows that the positive effects the Mediterranean diet can have on the heart are immediate.

Oct. 25, 2012

Why Riders Mixed Testosterone with Olive Oil

A mix of testosterone and olive oil known as the “oil" was used in elite cycling, say anti-doping investigators. But why the olive oil?

Oct. 18, 2012

Pitching Olive Oil a Little at a Time

Some companies are proposing olive oil in small doses in a bid to attract those who might otherwise not try it at all.

Oct. 2, 2012

Olive Oil Byproduct Rich in Antioxidants

According to Moroccan researchers olive mill wastewater is rich in antioxidants and can potentially be used in beverages.

Aug. 24, 2012

Adding 2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil Can Improve Blood Vessel Function

The addition of a small amount of olive oil to the diet appears to improve blood vessel function according to a new study by U.S. and Italian researchers

Aug. 21, 2012

U.K. Watchdog Okays Unilever's 'Less Saturated Fat than Olive Oil' Claim

Ads claiming Unilever’s Flora Cuisine cooking oil provides “45 percent less saturated fat than olive oil" can stay on TV after the UK advertising watchdog found they are unlikely to mislead viewers.

Aug. 15, 2012

Olive Oil May Protect Bones

A new study by Spanish researchers shows that adding olive oil to the diet may help preserve bone.

Jul. 23, 2012

New Molecule from Olive Antioxidant Could Reduce HIV Transmission

Research has led to the development of a new molecule from hydroxytyrosol, a potent antioxidant found in olives, to reduce risk of HIV virus transmission.

Jul. 9, 2012

Olive Oil Beneficial During Fertility Treatment

A study from the Harvard School of Public Health has found a positive association between good fats and positive outcomes in women having In Vitro Fertilization.

Jun. 26, 2012

Dress Your Salad in Olive Oil to Get the Most Nutrients

New research shows that olive oil might be the best choice of salad dressing when it comes to absorbing nutrients from the vegetables.

Jun. 22, 2012

Add Olive Oil, Live Longer

Those who consume olive oil not only have a reduced risk of chronic diseases but also a reduced mortality risk in general, Spanish researchers found.

Jun. 20, 2012

New Olive Oil Product Treats Pressure Ulcers in High Risk Patients

The product follows a study that found that the fatty acids present in extra virgin olive oil encourage regeneration of the skin, while increasing its hydration, elasticity and strength.