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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.

Mar. 5, 2012

Olive Oil May Help Prevent Neurodegenerative Diseases

A study carried out by the Lipid Unit of the Barcelona Hospital Clinic suggests that high consumption of olive oil, and other foods rich in polyphenols may improve cognitive function and prevent neuro-degenerative diseases.

Feb. 27, 2012

Three Ways to Live 120 Years

Jeanne Calment lived more than 120 years and accredited her longevity and youthfulness to olive oil. Here are three tips that might help you live longer too.

Feb. 14, 2012

Healthy Fats and the Mediterranean Diet Good for the Brain

A Mediterranean style diet is associated with a reduced risk of stroke and dementia.

Feb. 8, 2012

Study Finds Benefits of Olive Oil and Albumin for Treatment of Spinal Injuries

New research carried out at the National Hospital of Paraplegics in Toledo shows possible benefits of oleic acid in combination with albumin in spinal injury treatment.

Feb. 6, 2012

Dukan Diet Ups Olive Oil Recommendation

Dr. Pierre Dukan has recently increased the amount of allowed olive oil in the famed Dukan Diet, in the hope it will help to alleviate some common side effects of the eating plan.

Jan. 30, 2012

Medical Congress: Olive Oil, Nutrition and Health

The occasion represented a unique opportunity to hear, from the mouths of the protagonists themselves, the latest advances linking the benefits of olive oil with health and nutrition.

Jan. 23, 2012

New Olive Oil Enriched with Vitamin D for Osteoporosis Prevention

Olive oil, because of its prevalence in the Italian diet, has been singled out as the best food product to deliver Vitamin D, a key element that promotes calcium absorption and the prevention of osteoporosis.

Jan. 14, 2012

Another Extra Virgin Olive Oil for Kids

An extra virgin olive oil blended to woo young taste buds is being marketed by Almería-based Castillo de Tabernas.

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.

Nov. 27, 2011

Award for Research on Role of Olive Oil in Breast Cancer Prevention

Researchers at the University of Jaén have become the first to win Castillo de Canena’s Luis Vaño Olive Oil Research Prize awarded to the best olive or olive oil-related research study in Spain.

Nov. 21, 2011

An Olive Oil Rich Diet is Better for the Heart

A Mediterranean style diet rich in monounsaturated fat from olive oil, avocadoes and nuts improves heart health even if the diet is not coupled with weight loss.

Nov. 17, 2011

What Has Fashion To Do With Olive Oil?

Anything that is timeless transcends trends and fashion, and is the most modern approach to life. Olive oil to me is God's gift to our planet.

Aug. 6, 2011

European Commission Prepares to Ban Thousands of Unproved Health Claims

Food marketers are on notice as Europe gears up to ban thousands of claims on labels but the antioxidant effects of polyphenols in olive oil was among the few approved.

Jun. 15, 2011

Plenty of Olive Oil Might Help Prevent Strokes, Researchers Find

According to a new study from France, older individuals who consume olive oil daily may be able to protect themselves from a stroke.

May. 23, 2011

Olive Oil Diet Reduces Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

A study in the scientific journal Diabetes Care showed that a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil reduces the risk of type II diabetes by almost 50 percent compared to a low fat diet.