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Apr. 26, 2017

Olive Oil Helps Reverse Damage of High-Fat Diets

Researchers in Chile found a compound in olive oil reduced the adverse effects on cholesterol and insulin caused by a high-fat diet.

Sep. 9, 2016

Researchers Uncover Neuroprotective Effect of Picholine Olive Oils

Hydroxycinnamic acids, abundant in Picholine extra virgin olive oils, show neuroprotective effect against Alzheimer's B-amyloid peptide plaque deposits in the brain.

Sep. 8, 2016

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Improves Health Outcomes for Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Biologically active compounds in EVOO decrease oxidative stress and improve functional capacity in fibromyalgia sufferers.

Aug. 3, 2016

Olive Oil May Protect Against Age-Related Macular Degeneration

A recent French study reported a decreased risk of late AMD among olive oil users, "after adjustment for multiple potential confounders.”

Jun. 8, 2016

Role of Olive Oil in Reducing Oxidative Stress

Extra virgin olive oil is a readily available antioxidant food source that helps reduce the effects of oxidative stress and therefore reduces the risk and progression of many diseases

Apr. 4, 2016

Thyme-Enriched EVOO Prevents DNA Damage

Extra virgin olive oil enriched with its own phenolic compounds and the phenolic compounds of thyme prevent DNA damage.

Feb. 8, 2016

Mediterranean Diet with EVOO Reduces Cognitive Decline in Older Age

A Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra virgin olive oil is a promising dietary intervention to reduce age-related cognitive decline including Alzheimer's, dementia, and mild cognitive impairment.

Feb. 1, 2016

Role of Olive Oil in the Hallmarks of Aging

A review article looks at the role of monounsaturated fatty acids and polyphenols in EVOO on the aging process at the cellular and molecular levels.

Sep. 29, 2015

Olive Oil-Enriched Diet During Pregnancy Can Benefit the Unborn Through Adulthood

A recent study suggests a diet rich in olive oil can have a positive effect on the development of the unborn child and may also be beneficial through her adult life.

Sep. 17, 2015

Mediterranean Diet with Extra Virgin Olive Oil Lowers Risk of Breast Cancer

The results, based on the long-term follow-up of 4,282 women, add to the benefits of consuming extra virgin olive oil and the Mediterranean diet.

Jul. 16, 2015

Mediterranean Diet Decreases DNA Damage in Men with Prostate Cancer

Researchers found that adherence to a modified Mediterranean diet decreased DNA damage that can lead to the development of tumors.

Jun. 15, 2015

Researchers Explore Role of Olive Oil Phenols in Prevention of Neurodegenerative Diseases

A scientific review looks for ways phenols in extra virgin olive oil may prevent neurodegenerative diseases

Feb. 19, 2015

EVOO Research Hits a Wall in Greece

Greece is in the midst of a brain drain that forces the brightest to seek work abroad. But it gets worse.

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.

Oct. 29, 2010

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Can Reduce Oxidative Stress

Researchers found extra virgin olive oil and hydrophilic fraction intake induced a significant increase in antioxidant enzyme activity and a decrease in markers of liver damage.

Jun. 11, 2010

Olive Oil Diet Reduces Aging at Cellular Level

A diet based on olive oil was found to cause less oxidative stress to the mitochondria in cells.

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