Mar. 25, 2021
New evidence suggests that taking olive oil on an empty stomach has certain health benefits, including lowering gastric acidity and helping nutrient absorption.
Mar. 12, 2021
Along with all its other health benefits, consuming olive oil regularly can help protect teeth and gums and protect against periodontitis and dental caries.
Nov. 24, 2020
New research demonstrated how the long-term consumption of high-phenolic, early-harvest extra virgin olive oil mitigates the effects of amnestic mild cognitive impairment in elderly people.
Jul. 7, 2020
The Italian farmers' group Coldiretti opposes the controversial French food labeling system, saying it underrates the health benefits of olive oil.
Jun. 9, 2020
Patients suffering from IBD who adhered to the Mediterranean diet for six months benefited from a decline in their body mass index and experienced lower levels of inflammation as well as less disease activity.
Apr. 21, 2020
The research found that rats consuming a diet enriched with extra virgin olive oil had lower levels of an enzyme associated with cardiomyopathies than rats that were not.
Mar. 6, 2020
New research confirms the key components in extra virgin olive oil survive temperatures used in most domestic cooking.
Feb. 26, 2020
The monounsaturated fatty acids found in olive oil have been associated with healthier aging when combined with fasting and exercise
Jan. 10, 2020
A recent study from Turkey appears to confirm earlier reports that olive leaf extract could be beneficial for the prevention and treatment of Type 2 diabetes.
Dec. 11, 2019
Tests on lab mice demonstrated that extra virgin olive oil delays the onset of cognitive impairment and dementia.
Oct. 29, 2019
A team at Manchester Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom are working to advance research on the Mediterranean diet and other healthy diets that promote healthy gut bacteria.
Oct. 16, 2019
Cannabidiol, a chemical found in marijuana, is being used to treat a number of different ailments, from epilepsy to inflammation. Combining CBD with olive oil may improve its effectiveness.
Oct. 15, 2019
The study is part of a growing body of research that demonstrates how healthy eating plans have a positive impact on mental health.
Sep. 5, 2019
Researchers found that polyphenols are exchanged between vegetables and olive oil during the sofrito preparation, becoming more accessible and easier to absorb after this type of preparation.
Sep. 2, 2019
An independent report commissioned by the Australian government recommended that olive oil's health star rating should not be improved due to its saturated fat content. Opponents said the report misses the bigger health picture.