Apr. 8, 2019
The study also found that adding several servings of low-fat dairy to the MedDiet provides increased nutritional benefits.
Apr. 1, 2019
Researchers believe characteristics of the Mediterranean diet, such as anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, might improve endurance.
Jan. 31, 2019
Illinois researchers discover nutrients from fatty fish, whole grains, nuts, seeds, fruits and vegetables work synergistically to enhance brain health.
Jan. 30, 2019
A study completed at the University of Jaén has identified the benefits that a compound found in both olives and olive oil may have on an aggressive type of breast cancer.
Jan. 10, 2019
Researchers found that following the Mediterranean diet may reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular disease by 25 percent. They also got some clues as to why this may be the case.
Jan. 7, 2019
A new study discovered it is not necessary to avoid cheese and yogurt to reduce the risk of heart disease.
Apr. 27, 2015
The U.S. Dietary Guideline Advisory Committee released a report suggesting Americans should follow the Mediterranean dietary model for better health.
Feb. 18, 2015
Researchers concluded canola oil cannot be recommended as a suitable substitute for extra virgin olive oil in a Mediterranean-style diet.
Nov. 11, 2014
A new study shows that eating olive oil can expedite the healing of burn wounds.
Oct. 8, 2014
Europe has rejected the U.K.'s food labeling system, which it says unfairly discriminates against healthful foods like olive oil.
Aug. 28, 2014
Extra virgin olive oil, even when fried, can boost the health of diabetes patients.
Jul. 8, 2014
Researchers from Jaén are experimenting with supplementing olive oil with lutein, a substance with antioxidant activity that plays a role in eye health.
Jun. 25, 2014
A compound found naturally in olives helps fight bacterial infections, according to an international patent application by Spanish scientists.