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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.

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.

May. 20, 2014

Panel Rejects Health Claim for Olive Leaf Extract

There is not enough evidence to back a claim that olive leaf water extract boosts glucose tolerance, a European Food Safety Authority panel has found.

May. 19, 2014

Too Much Pollution Where you Live? Olive Oil Might Help

A new study shows that olive oil may protect against the adverse vascular effects of exposure to air pollution particles.

May. 13, 2014

Formidable Fat: The Plant-Based Olive Oil Diet

Brown University researcher Dr. Mary Flynn says her advocacy of a plant-based, olive oil diet was at one time considered outrageous.

Apr. 1, 2014

Patent Applicant Claims Olive Polyphenols Help Blood Sugar Control

A New Zealand company is seeking an international patent for an olive leaf extract it says can help prevent or manage insulin sensitivity.

Mar. 25, 2014

New Heart-Health Push from Carbonell

Deoleo has a new health pitch in Spain with a spot for its Carbonell brand olive oil that highlights cholesterol control.

Feb. 26, 2014

The FDA’s Take on the Benefits of Olive Oil

The qualified health claim states that 2 tablespoons of olive oil every day may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.

Feb. 20, 2014

Virgin Olive Oil in Kit for Clean, Safe Births in Nigeria

Virgin olive oil is among the items in a mother’s delivery kit \sold in Nigeria to help save the lives of women and their babies.

Jan. 5, 2014

Berkeley Olive Grove EVOO Packs a Punch

Recent research shows one California extra virgin olive oil just might be among the world's healthiest.

Nov. 6, 2013

Olive Compounds Said to Enhance Healing Power of Human Stem Cells

A new patent application proposes adding olive polyphenols in wound treatments based on umbilical cord stem cells.

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