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May. 23, 2019

Mediterranean Diet May Help Reduce Liver Fat

Research suggests that the Mediterranean diet’s benefit of lowering hepatic fat may be linked to the reduction of risk factors for chronic disease.

Apr. 8, 2019

Adding Dairy Products To Med Diet Reduces Cardiovascular Risk

The study also found that adding several servings of low-fat dairy to the MedDiet provides increased nutritional benefits.

Apr. 1, 2019

Mediterranean Diet Boosts Athletes’ Performance Within Days

Researchers believe characteristics of the Mediterranean diet, such as anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, might improve endurance.

Jan. 31, 2019

Key Nutrients in Mediterranean Diet Linked to Healthy Brain Aging

Illinois researchers discover nutrients from fatty fish, whole grains, nuts, seeds, fruits and vegetables work synergistically to enhance brain health.

Jan. 30, 2019

Compound Found in Olives May Help Prevent Deadly Type of Breast Cancer

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

New Study Delves Into Mechanisms Behind MedDiet's Health Benefits

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

Supplementing the MedDiet With Some Dairy Can Be Heart Healthy

A new study discovered it is not necessary to avoid cheese and yogurt to reduce the risk of heart disease.

Apr. 27, 2015

U.S. Dietary Committee Recommends Mediterranean Diet for Healthy Living

The U.S. Dietary Guideline Advisory Committee released a report suggesting Americans should follow the Mediterranean dietary model for better health.

Feb. 18, 2015

Study Shows Canola Oil Cannot Replace Olive Oil in a Mediterranean-Style Diet

Researchers concluded canola oil cannot be recommended as a suitable substitute for extra virgin olive oil in a Mediterranean-style diet.

Jan. 27, 2015

Grab Your Favorite EVOO, Rinse, Repeat

"Oil pulling" believers credit the practice of swishing oil with a range of benefits, from whiter teeth to increased energy and healthier skin.

Jan. 12, 2015

Add Olive Oil to Your Skin

Just like olive oil is a healthy part of your diet, it’s also a worthy addition to your skin care routine.

Nov. 11, 2014

Olive Oil Accelerates Wound Healing in Burn Patients

A new study shows that eating olive oil can expedite the healing of burn wounds.

Oct. 14, 2014

Mediterranean Diet Can Reverse Metabolic Syndrome

A new study finds that following a Mediterranean diet can reverse metabolic syndrome, which afflicts up to 25 percent of adults.

Oct. 8, 2014

EU Rejects UK’s 'Traffic Light' Nutritional Labeling

Europe has rejected the U.K.'s food labeling system, which it says unfairly discriminates against healthful foods like olive oil.

Aug. 28, 2014

Fried EVOO a Super Food for Some Women with Diabetes

Extra virgin olive oil, even when fried, can boost the health of diabetes patients.

Jul. 29, 2014

Cereal for Breakfast? Pass the EVOO

Some high-profile culinary professionals have been topping their breakfast cereals with extra virgin olive oil.

Jul. 8, 2014

Researchers Give Olive Oil Antioxidant Kick for Eye Health

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

How The Olive Compound Hydroxytyrosol Helps Stop Infections

A compound found naturally in olives helps fight bacterial infections, according to an international patent application by Spanish scientists.

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